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LatAm-focused PayTech Dock hits $1.5bn valuation

LatAm-focused full-stack payments and digital payment platform Dock has reached a $1.5bn valuation after the close of a $110m growth round.

Colombian PayTech Bold scores Series B

Bold, which helps Colombian businesses accept electronic payments, has collected $55m in its Series B funding round.

Trio of Latin American FinTechs win equity-free grants from MetLife Foundation

A trio of FinTech companies have been selected to receive equity-free grants as part of Village Capital’s Finance Forward Latin America 2021, an investment-readiness program.

El Salvador becomes first country to make Bitcoin a legal currency

The government of El Salvador has passed a bill that will see Bitcoin join the US dollar as legal tender in the country.

FinTech investment in Latin America had a strong start to 2021...

FinTech companies in the region raised over $1.1bn in the first quarter of the year with Loft and Nubank closing large investments.

Graviti said to close $2.5m seed round

Graviti, a buy now pay later (BNPL) platform focused on unbanked in LatAm, has reportedly scored a $2.5m seed round.

Blue Ridge Networks, GlobalSeis partner to offer improved cybersecurity in LatAm

Cybersecurity company Blue Ridge Networks and compliance software developer GlobalSeis have teamed up to improve cybersecurity for the Latin American enterprise markets.

LatAm-focused remittance platform Valiu secures $5.25m in seed round

Money exchange platform Valiu has scored $5.25m in its seed round, as it continues its ambition of financially empowering people in Latin America.

Brazil-based Zoop secures $10.9m in its funding round

Zoop, a Brazilian B2B FinTech services provider, has secured BRL $60m ($10.9m) in a funding round to support the rollout of new services.

dLocal becomes Uruguay’s first FinTech unicorn after closing new funding round

Cross-border payment platform dLocal has joined Latin America’s growing list of FinTech unicorns, following the close of a $200m round.

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