BitGo Raised Massive $62M Funding Round

December 10, 2020


Bitso, a Latin America-based cryptocurrency exchange has raised an incredible $62 million financing round, the biggest in the district for an advanced resource firm. 


Mexico City-based Bitso’s Series B additionally proclaimed the primary interest in crypto by famous fintech VC firms QED Investors and Kaszek Ventures, which drove the pledge drive, Declared Wednesday. Likewise associated with the round were existing investors Coinbase Ventures and Pantera Capital. 


Nicolas Szekasy, co-founder and overseeing accomplice at Kaszek Ventures, and Nigel Morris, prime supporter and overseeing accomplice of QED Investors, are joining the leading group of Bitso.


The co-founder and CEO of Bitso, Daniel Vogel stated they have been in talks with Kaszek and QED for a long period now and they have shown enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency but had not pulled the trigger yet. The CEO added, the conviction from them is because we are aimed at developing the technology accessible to the residents of Latin America.


He further added, the presence of deflationary currency has led Bitso’s customer count to almost a million and the cryptocurrency market share of 77% in Argentina, while 97% in Mexico. Brazil is certainly the most exciting place to be creating out how we visualize the crypto-based financial products for the ending users, therefore, it is going to be a great commitment from Bitso in Brazil where the firm will focus to triple the size of its team in the coming 12 months, Vogel added.


Consistent development of genuine use cases is behind the VC interest, he stated, for example, settlements, where crypto appreciates a share of the $36-billion-a-year U.S. Mexico passageway. 


On account of the U.S.- Mexico settlements, Bitso has prepared over a billion dollars worth. That is energizing since it’s the innovation being put to use to help the purchasers, something beyond theory, Vogel further added.


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