Category: Latin America

Citi and IADB complete cross-border payment pilot with blockchain tech

Citi and IADB complete cross-border payment pilot with blockchain tech

IADB disbursed tokenized funds to a recipient in the Dominican Republic using the LACChain blockchain network. 2468 Total views 25 Total shares Banking giant Citigroup has successfully completed a proof-of-concept for blockchain-based cross-border payments in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank, or IADB. According to a Thursday announcement, Citigroup’s Citi Innovation Labs and the IADB […]

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Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex

Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex

Mexico City-based Bitso plans to incorporate Quedex’s high-performance trading engine across the exchange. Bitso co-founder and CEO Daniel Vogel(Bitso) Feb 11, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Feb 11, 2021 at 3:31 p.m. UTC Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex Latin America-focused exchange Bitso has bought Quedex, a crypto derivatives trading platform, based and regulated […]

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Tokenized agriculture could provide economic relief to Argentine farmers

Tokenized agriculture could provide economic relief to Argentine farmers

Blockchain proponents claim that agricultural asset-backed tokens would make it easier for farmers in Argentina to attract investment and access liquidity amid a nationwide economic crisis. 4189 Total views 16 Total shares Argentina’s brittle economy — stricken by endemic problems that have only worsened amid the COVID-19 pandemic — has sparked rising unrest in the country’s […]

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Argentina’s Ripio Acquires Second-Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil

Argentina’s Ripio Acquires Second-Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil

Jan 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. UTC Sebastian Serrano, Ripio CEO(Ripio) Argentina’s Ripio Acquires Second-Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil Argentina’s Ripio has acquired BitcoinTrade, the second-largest crypto exchange in Brazil, in a bid to increase its footprint across the frothy Latin American crypto market.  Ripio (formerly called BitPagos) ended 2020 on a high, crossing the […]

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Stellar expands reach in Latin America with $3M investment in Settle Network

Stellar expands reach in Latin America with $3M investment in Settle Network

The fourth investment of the year from the Stellar Development Foundation has gone into Settle Network, a Latin American stablecoin and payments provider. 2218 Total views 28 Total shares The Stellar Development Foundation has invested Settle Network, the largest digital assets settlement network in the Latin American region. It marks the fourth investment this year […]

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