Integra Five April 8, 2022

After A 73% Collapse, Latin American Stocks Finally Start to Soar For the last decade investors in Latin American stocks watched stock portfolios wither away. However, since 2008 the markets are showing signs of life again. The spark is the same today as it was then: a boom in global demand for the region’s exports […]

Integra Five April 1st, 2022

Latin American IPOs Surged On The Back of Tech Listings Latin American issuers recorded surging IPO volumes in 2021, in line with global trends. There were 57 new issues with Latin American companies worth $18.7 billion. This figure represents a 73% increase in volume compared to 2020 and a 75% increase in value. December’s dual […]

Integra Five February 25, 2022

LAVCA Trends in Tech Latin American venture investment reached $15.7b in 2021, which is more than three times of the previous record of $4.9b in 2019, and more than the previous 10 years of venture investment combined. Latin American registered record-setting listings in 2021 on Brazil’s B3, NYSE and NASDAQ, including Nubank, dLocal, GetNinjas and […]

Integra Five February 18, 2021

The New Frontiers of Electronic Payments in Latin America Latin America’s e-payments and digital wallet segments are set to see another intense year in Latin America’s e-payments and digital wallets segment is set to see another intense year in products, investments and consolidations among the different players, including payment processors, customer experience companies, developers and […]

Integra Five January 28, 2022

Latin American VC Investments Triple Record to Pass $15bn in 2021 Venture Capital investing continues to boom in Latin America with the region attracting more than $15 billion in investments across more than 650 deals in 2021, according to LAVCA. This record number represents an amount greater than that of the preceding seven years combined […]

Integra Five January 7, 2022

5G Networks in Latin America 5G standalone networks will expand in Latin America this year, leveraged by the spectrum tenders in Chile, the Dominican Republic and Brazil. As of December, eighteen 5G networks were operating in Latin America, according to 5G Americas, but many are non-standalone networks with dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) technology. The first […]

Integra Five November 12, 2021

Diving into Mexico’s fintech success Mexico has been — and still is — leading the fintech charge in Latin America. The country was the first in the region to implement a law specific to the sector, and Mexican fintechs account for nearly 20% of total venture investment in the industry throughout Latin America. Not to […]

Integra Five October 29, 2021

Softbank backed Pismo raises $108M Pismo is a technology company providing an all-in-one processing platform for banking, payments, and financial markets infrastructure. Founded in 2016, the startup recently announced its $108 million raised in a Series B funding round co-led by SoftBank, e-commerce giant Amazon and Silicon Valley-based venture firm Accel. Falabella Ventures, PruVen and […]

Integra Five October 15, 2021

Nelo raises $20M in BNPL push Nelo, a startup founded by former Uber international growth team leads, raised $20 million in an effort to help expand its Buy Now Pay Later platform throughout Mexico and Latin America. The Mexico City-based company already is live with over 100 merchants, including Steve Madden and Ben & Frank. […]

LATAM Five July 9, 2021

Z1, the Brazilian GenZers Fintech, raises $2.5 million Z1, a Sao Paulo-based digital bank aimed at Latin American GenZers, has raised $2.5 million in a round led by U.S.-based Homebrew. A number of other investors also participated in the financing including Clocktower Ventures, Mantis – the VC firm owned by The Chainsmokers, Goodwater, Gaingels, Soma […]