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Venezuela and its network of value-creating entrepreneur-migrants

Today’s Soapbox opinion was written by Eduardo Morrison, a corporate lawyer with banking experience, specialized in crypto and blockchain. Contxto – Due to its profound political and social crisis, Venezuela has seen an unprecedented migratory phenomenon in recent years. This massive outflow of people has resulted in the birth of a wave of entrepreneurs filled […]

Posted inVenezuela

Visa and NovoPayment launch white-label platform for fintechs in Latin America

Contxto – Visa and NovoPayment recently popped out a new product: “Prepaid in a Box.” This platform aims to ease fintechs’ and banks’ transition into offering digital solutions for consumers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Co-Founded by Venezuelan Anabael Pérez, NovoPayment operates as a banking-as-a-service startup in Miami, Florida.  It raised funding with Visa […]

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“We want to become Latin America’s crypto-bank,” says Peruvian Banexcoin

Contxto – Banexcoin isn’t cowed by prior hostilities shown by regulators and traditional banks regarding cryptocurrencies. In fact, the startup believes the time is right to expand beyond Peru.  The two-year-old fintech recently disclosed it intends to launch its crypto exchange platform into Venezuela, Mexico, and Argentina. For Banexcoin, the tides are shifting and some […]

Posted inVenezuela

Cryptobuyer and Mega Soft partnership to push cryptocurrency adoption in Venezuela

Contxto – Cryptobuyer may be based in Panama, but its presence is ever-growing in Venezuela. Last Friday (8) the cryptocurrency startup announced a strategic partnership with Mega Soft, a Venezuelan company that develops payment processing solutions.  Through this collaboration, vendors that use Mega Soft’s “Merchant Server” platform can choose to accept payments in the form […]

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Alianza entre Cryptobuyer y Mega Soft impulsará la adopción de criptomonedas en Venezuela

Contxto – Puede que Cryptobuyer tenga su sede en Panamá, pero su presencia en Venezuela es cada vez mayor. El viernes pasado (8) la startup de criptomonedas anunció una alianza estratégica con Mega Soft, una compañía venezolana que desarrolla soluciones de procesamiento de pagos.  A través de esta colaboración, los vendedores que utilizan la plataforma […]

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Valiu adds crypto-dollar value to remittances in Venezuela

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto –  Hyperinflation in Venezuela dampens the value of the remittances many households receive and greatly rely on, since, usually when Venezuelans from abroad wire funds to them and they’re withdrawn, they are converted into bolivars. So depending on how much time has elapsed between receiving the money and it actually being […]

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Another currency joins the bunch! Cryptobuyer launches XPT

Contxto – Yesterday (19) was a big day for Venezuelan/Panamanian Cryptobuyer. Yesterday, the digital exchange startup launched its own cryptocurrency: XPT into the world. Specifically the ERC 20 protocol of the Ethereum blockchain. XPT is now available to complete purchases with Cryptobuyer’s affiliated businesses that accept the startup’s Cryptobuyer Pay service. Moreover, the startup created […]

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Edtech Open English enters new expansion phase throughout Latam

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Venezuelan-founded edtech Open English commercials are a familiar sight for Latin American television viewers. On them, the startup has always emphasized its key selling points: on-demand English teachers anytime, anywhere in an online environment. Thus, discarding the traditional approach of having to attend a school. But in a shift to […]