Posted inArgentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, News

Latin America’s fintech scene is just getting started, says KoreFusion report

Contxto – Last Wednesday (26) KoreFusion, a San-Fran-based consulting firm specializing in all-things financials and payments published its 2020 Latam Fintech Report. And while I’ve been one to think the region’s fintech landscape has been changing quickly, according to KoreFusion’s findings, it’s just the beginning, boys and girls. The report covers some of Latin America’s […]

Posted inArgentina, e-commerce, News

Mercado Pago launches POS terminal, Point Plus for SMEs

Contxto – It was only a matter of time before Latin America’s biggest e-commerce marketplace updated its POS credit card machine. Last Tuesday (14), Mercado Libre’s fintech arm, Mercado Pago, presented “Point Plus” a payment terminal for businesses. This device has all the features you’d find on a typical terminal: Receipt printing and a reader […]

Posted inBrazil, e-commerce, News

Facebook’s WhatsApp debuts payment service in Brazil

Contxto – Social media behemoth Facebook is debuting a highly-anticipated feature in Brazil. Through its Facebook Pay service and Cielo—a payments processor—users in this Latin American country can now complete payment transactions via WhatsApp. The company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, made the announcement today on his Facebook page: “The Zucc’s” vague wording can only leave us […]