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Ualá bets on fintech expansion with support from Tencent and SoftBank giants

Argentine digital bank Ualá is looking to double its size, expand its product range and take advantage of the experience of new investors such as Chinese technology giant Tencent and Japanese SoftBank, said the founder of the “Startup” Pierpaolo Barbieri. Ualá, a personal finance application, announced this week that it…

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Japanese fashion tycoon Maezawa show off a $ 900 million payday SoftBank

Japan’s Yusaku Maezawa on Friday posted a record of $ 900 million paid for the fashion king following his sale of shares in Zozo Inc., an online fashion retailer he founded, to SoftBank Group Corp.In video posted to YouTube, Maezawa visit a bank in Tokyo for update their bank book,…

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Ualá bets on fintech expansion with support from Tencent and SoftBank

The Argentine digital bank Ualá is looking to double its size, expand its product range and take advantage of the experience of new investors such as the Chinese technology giant Tencent and the Japanese SoftBank. This was revealed by the founder of the “startup” Pierpaolo Barbieri. Ualá announced this week…

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Latin America roundup: Neobanks raise $205M+; Softbank backs VTEX

Argentina’s Ualá became the most recent Latin American fintech to receive a growth-stage funding ($150 million) from Asian investors, Tencent and Softbank. This marks Tencent’s second round of investment in Ualá, the first coming in April 2019. Tencent also invested $180M in Brazil’s leading neobank, Nubank in 2018. With Ualá,…

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What conditions does Softbank put to invest fresh dollars in a company, a project or startup?

The Japanese giant that created a US $ 5,000 million fund for Latin America requests some requirements before continuing to bet on ventures SoftBank, whose US $ 5,000 million fund for Latin America is bringing unprecedented resources to new companies in the region, is also courting venture capital funds, an…

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The Japanese giant SoftBank will invest in the Mexican platform Kavak

The strong investments of the Japanese bank focused on technology center in Mexico. The rumor was confirmed: SoftBank will invest in the Kavak used car platform. About Softbank SoftBank is an empire of artificial intelligence companies, Internet businesses and new transport companies. Softbank will allocate more than US $ 5,000…

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The Japanese giant SoftBank will invest in the Mexican platform? Kavak

The strong investments of the Japanese bank focused on technology center in Mexico. The rumor was confirmed: SoftBank will invest in the Kavak used car platform. Do not miss the most important congress of digital marketing in Latin America. November 20 and 21 CDMX. Buy your ticket here SoftBank is…

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The Japanese giant SoftBank will invest in the Mexican platform? Kavak

The strong investments of the Japanese bank focused on technology center in Mexico. The rumor was confirmed: SoftBank will invest in the Kavak used car platform. Do not miss the most important congress of digital marketing in Latin America. November 20 and 21 CDMX. Buy your ticket here SoftBank is…

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SoftBank revolutionizes Latin American startups through investments

The incursion of SoftBank Group in Latin America, a wave of multi-million dollar agreements linked to a wave of “unicorns” that changed the landscape of startups in the region, is just beginning. The Japanese tech giant still has about $ 4,000 million left in the $ 5,000 million fund that…

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Softbank leads real estate startup financing in Brazil

SoftBank Group Corp. was the main investor in a US $ 250 million round of financing by the Brazilian housing platform QuintoAndar, further expanding its exposure in Latin America. Other investors in the fourth round of financing of QuintoAndar are Dragoneer Investment Group LLC, General Atlantic LLC and Kaszek Ventures,…

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