Top Fintech LatAm News Stories for June 29, 2021

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Etsy acquires Elo7, known as the ‘Etsy of Brazil,’ for $217M – TechCrunch
  • Chile: Automated Investment Platform Fintual Raises $15 Million – CrowdFund Insider
  • Kaszek Ventures leads a $15 million round in Chilean asset management startup, Fintual – TechCrunch
  • How Western Union is fighting back against fintech startups – TechCrunch
  • Startups compete to transform the future of commerce with Visa – TechCrunch
  • Mexico’s Finance Minister Confirms Cryptos Are Banned From Financial System – Coindesk
  • Digital Financial Services Firm Konfio Acquires $125M via Series E Round, including $20M from VEF – CrowdFund Insider
  • Os novos planos da Bom Pra Crédito. Um spoiler: CDC no modelo digital – finsiders
  • Mexican billionaire wants to introduce Bitcoin to banking — but regulators aren’t having it – Business Insider
  • JPMorgan makes Brazilian retail banking debut with 40% stake in C6 Bank – Reuters

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