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Allow us to introduce iupana. This site is set to be the source for exclusive, insightful information, news and analysis on the technological changes in Latin America’s financial system.

We’ll be taking a deep dive into the digital transformations at Latin America’s banks, speaking to tech leaders at the region’s biggest financial institutions to understand how they are leveraging new IT capabilities. We’ll be examining the advances and developments coming from startups, talking to heads of the most innovative and promising fintechs in the region about the opportunities they have grabbed. And we’ll be closely following the moves of everyone else that influences this dynamic and rapidly changing industry, including regulators and fintech investors. will be launching a new website in February 2018 and we’re preparing to roll out an exciting roster of news and analysis from April. But right now we’re starting with a podcast: a series of conversations with industry leaders that you can download and listen to at your leisure.

The conversations dive deep into the future of technology in financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean. Bradesco CIO Mauricio Minas is our first guest, and in the following weeks we’ll speak with BBVA Bancomer’s Carlos López Moctezuma, Latin Fintech’s Juan Antonio Cabañas and Angel Ventures’ Greg Mitchell, among others. Some conversations are in Spanish, but we’ll always have the highlights on in English.

The first full episode of the show – called iupana conversa – is a detailed discussion of Bradesco’s strategy launching a new online-only bank for Brazil’s digital natives. It’ll be live on February 12. Leave your email address below to get an alert when it’s live. And be sure to follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or just drop us an email directly at

Gracias y hasta pronto!