Nice overview of some interesting FinTech start-ups in LatAm, several are international expansion of non LatAm
Clip. Pando covered this Redwood City-based startup, which is a Square-like payment processor that has raised more than $5 million; it competes with Sr. Pago. iZettle. This Swedish startup is marketing an Apple AAPL -0.92% Pay reader in 11 countries, including in Latin America. Catarse is a Brazilian crowdfunder that has raised 32 million Brazilian Reals on its platform. So far, 223,000 people have backed at least one project on the platform. Klarna after taking a major slice of the European market, it’s moving into the U.S. and Latin American markets. And then Redwood City-based Oportun offers loans of between $300 to $6,000 to people in California, Texas, Illinois, Nevada and Utah, even those without a bank account. Finally, you have to add MercadoLibre is now moving into mobile payments.