Four-year-old Mexican BNPL startup Aplazo facilitates fractionated payments to offline and online merchants even when the buyer doesn’t have a credit card.

Aplazo is using buy now, pay later as a stepping stone to financial ubiquity in Mexico

Fintoc’s API lets online businesses accept instant payments coming directly from the customer’s bank account. This method, known as A2A, offers an alternative to credit card transactions.

Chilean instant payments API startup Fintoc raises $7 million to turn Mexico into its main market

The Mexico City-based startup raised a seed round to expand its solar installation platform.

Two former CloudKitchens execs are tackling Mexico’s solar power lag

Open banking — where traditional banks can share data, and build new services, by way of APIs that bring their ageing systems into the 21st century — has seen its…

Prometeo raises $13M from PayPal, Samsung and more to bring open banking to Latin America

Google announced today that the company plans to support more real-money games (RMG) on the Play Store this year by allowing more types of games in the category following local…

Google will allow more real-money games on the Play Store

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Latin America’s Q3 2023 venture results show glimmers of light

While some Latin American data, sourced from Sling Hub and Distrito, illustrates certain positive trends, other data from the region points the other direction.

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Latin America’s Q3 2023 venture results show glimmers of light

Kolors, a Mexico City-based startup that connects intercity bus riders with bus drivers, is acquiring B2B van pooling provider Urbvan for $12 million cash, the company shared Wednesday. Kolors CEO…

Kolors acquires Urbvan to transform corporate bus travel in Mexico

Astranis, a venture-backed startup that builds and operates small broadband satellites in a far-off orbit, released more details today about its plans to provide internet access to Mexico. As part…

Astranis wants to bring internet connectivity to up to 5 million in Mexico