Top Fintech LatAm News Stories for October 1, 2021

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

  • Mexican fintech Konfio says now worth $1.3 bln with new capital – Reuters
  • E-Commerce Brand-Builder Merama Closes US$225 Million Series B Financing Co-Led by Advent International and SoftBank – Martech Series
  • The State of LatAm Fintech Report: Latin American Banking’s ‘New Tangibles’ –  LatAm Intersect PR
  • Accel, Tiger and Stripe’s COO back Mexico City-based Higo as it raises $23M for its B2B payments platform – TechCrunch
  • Carabela, from Angel Ventures Guadalajara, announces two seed investments – Contxto
  • Tivit mira B2B com nova plataforma de banking as a service (BaaS) – Finsiders
  • LuegopaGO.com llega a Colombia y ya está mirando a Brasil y México – Valora Analitik
  • Inside Latin America’s Creator Economy: Rich in Influence, Poor in Cash – Future
  • Latin America Digital Transformation Report 2021 – DocSend

John has been in the communications industry since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College in Winnipeg in 1992.

He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to a long stint as a digital editor with the Winnipeg Free Press. A similar gig followed at the Edmonton Journal.

In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as the managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the other co-founders of Bankless Media Inc. completed their sale and exit in August of 2021.

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