South America

South America

Argentina’s Fintech Landscape Shows Strong Growth Despite Headwinds

Argentina’s booming fintech industry boasts over 300 companies that employ nearly 15,000 people. This year, the sector is expected to create more than 5,600...

Brazilian HR Startup Flash Raises $22M in a Tiger Global-Led Series...

Flash, a startup that has developed a flexible benefits platform for Brazilian companies and employees, has raised $22 million in a Series B round...

Colombia’s Capital Unveils $2.8B Blockchain Investment Plan

Colombia’s capital city, Bogota, has unveiled a $2.8 billion investment program to finance blockchain companies. Investments of between $10 million and $50 million will be...

El Salvador Becomes First Country to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrecy, has become the legal tender in El Salvador. The central American country is now the first ever to make...

El Salvador Wants to Be the First Country to Formally Adopt...

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele said Saturday he will introduce a bill to Congress this week for the country to formally adopt the bitcoin...

Latin America’s Challenge of Financing Energy Recovery

Hit by the pandemic’s socioeconomic and health impacts, Latin America is facing the challenge of financing an economic recovery based on a sustainable energy...