Albo

With nearly half a million customers across Mexico and a network of 30,000 retail locations where representatives can take deposits, the challenger bank albo is already on its way to…

Mexican challenger bank albo raises $45 million to expand

With TechCrunch Disrupt happening last month, I fell behind on watching accelerator demo days. It’s time to correct that oversight. In August and September, the Techstars network of startup accelerators…

Six favorite Techstars startups ahead of its next rush of demo days

Emerging market challenger banks will have to look carefully at market conditions, possible target segments, sustainable revenue sources and the regulatory structure that best supports their desired business model.

The tale of 2 challenger bank models

After investing nearly $2 billion of its Innovation Fund in Latin America in 2019, SoftBank announced this month that it would add an additional $1 billion into the fund.

Latin America Roundup: SoftBank adds $1B, Stori raises $10M and Grow Mobility puts on the brakes

Latin America’s startup and investment ecosystem has likely more than doubled this year as compared to 2019.

Latin America Roundup: XP’s chart-topping IPO, Wildlife becomes a unicorn, SoftBank backs Konfio

Another startup hoping to capitalize on the fintech opportunity in Mexico has closed on a new sum of funding. Mexican challenger bank Albo has secured a $19 million extension to…

Albo raises $19M Series A to scale Mexico’s largest neobank