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Category: Focus Americas
Rappi, a Colombian delivery startup, launched RappiBank and Rappi Travel, as part of its effort to continue developing a multipurpose ecosystem. According to the company, this step is part of its natural evolution. Since it already operates in nine countries
With over three million active users, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency and payment platform Crypto.com is looking to expand into Latin America. At the end of October 2020, the company announced they were hiring Filomena Ruffa as the new Latin America manager.
Although demand has decreased for an array of sectors in Latin America, e-commerce platform Mercado Libre has seen both its online sales services and fintech business in high demand. The Economist published that during the pandemic, the company’s market cap