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Empathy is essential for building a loyal team, says Kolors co-founder Anca Gardea

Kolors is following a model that it describes as “if Uber and Southwest Airlines had a baby," providing a technology layer to bus operators to...

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BNPL in 2022: 4 fintech investors discuss regulation, trends and how to stand out

To get a better picture of where the BNPL market is at right now, we spoke with four active investors about their expectations for the space,...

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Fintech and insurtech innovation in Brazil set to take off on regulatory tailwinds

In a country where many people are still unbanked, and queuing to pay bills is part of daily life, the impact of being able to pay anyone instantly...

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A wave of LatAm fintechs are laying down new global commerce rails

When it comes to e-commerce, the world is smaller than ever. Developing a new global financial infrastructure capable of supporting a world dominated...

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Why QED, hot on Nubank, is bullish about LatAm fintech

QED's first investment in the region was Nubank, a deal that is set to pay off handsomely.

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Nubank’s IPO filing gives us a peek into neobank economics

In good news for its peers that may seek to go public, the numbers Nubank has shared in its IPO filing seem to make pretty reasonable business sense.

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The hyperactive open banking market of Latin America: How the region is being APIfied

We are only in the first chapter of Latin America’s long journey to tech growth. But with the region’s thirst for innovation, the market is...

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VCs say there are more startup opportunities to chase in Latin America

There are still founders in Latin America that are not benefiting from the funding boom, which implies that there is more capacity to absorb capital...

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Tech in Mexico: A confluence of Latin America, the US and Asia

LatAm entrepreneurs look to Asian tech giants for inspiration because of similar market conditions. But don't treat LatAm countries as a...

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Why Latin American venture capital is breaking records this year

The union of talent and money is what startup markets need to thrive. But there are other reasons why LatAm startups are often in the news: strong...

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Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off

Venture capitalists have been investing heavily in last-mile delivery over the past five years on a global scale, but Latin America has lagged behind.

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How Nubank’s CX strategy made it one of the most loved digital banks

It’s easy to assume the name Nubank refers to “new bank,” but that’s not what the founders were going for. The word “nu” in Portuguese...

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The Nubank EC-1

Brazil is a country riven with economic contradictions. It has one of the largest and most profitable banking industries in Latin America, and is...

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One woman’s drive to make a neobank as magical as Disney

David Velez needed to fill two key co-founding roles to begin building Nubank — he needed a CTO to lead the engineering side of the business, as...

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Which Nubank will own the financial revolution?

Nubank’s first office, on California Street in the Brooklin neighborhood of São Paulo, makes for a great beginning to the company’s story.

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How contrarian hires and a pitch deck started Nubank’s $30 billion fintech empire

For most startups, the hardest early challenge is identifying a market and a product to serve it. That wasn’t the case for Nubank CEO David Velez,...

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