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Digital banking accelerates in Peru

Mobile banking in Peru is growing exponentially

19 August, 2019
Despite investment influx, lack of early-stage VC hinders LatAm fintech

Venture capital in LatAm fintech is soaring, but early stage funds still scarce

12 August, 2019
Brazilians rush to digital banking options

Santander, Bradesco and Itaú have posted double-digit growth in digital customers

5 August, 2019

Coffee, banking, and a new sales channel in Bolivia

Inside the coffee banking model in Bolivia

29 July, 2019
Bci braces for payments competition in Chile

Chilean bank Bci is preparing for new competitors to its digital brand Mach, as MercadoPago preps for roll out

22 July, 2019
Language barrier hurts LatAm fintechs in global competition

Celcoin, 4ToldFintech win Inclusive Fintech competition, but dozens of LatAm applicants fell short because of poor English skills, say judges

15 July, 2019

QR code competition intensifies in Argentina

Regulatory changes are set to shift, again, the dynamics of the digital payments sector in Argentina

8 July, 2019
With gamification and better rewards, banks seek digital loyalty boost

Banks explore avatars, gamification and a re-think of credit card rewards

1 July, 2019
Colombia’s Sura targets Mexico for asset management innovation

Sura aims for rapid roll-out of personal finance marketplace app, Qiip, in Mexico

24 June, 2019

Latin banks study blockchain for cross-border payments

Banesco Panamá and Scotiabank Chile get serious about payments disruption

17 June, 2019
Cybersecurity teams confront fresh risks amid bank transformation

As product development accelerates, cybersecurity teams are “breaking paradigms” to keep pace

10 June, 2019
Old core, new services: Inside Banistmo’s digital strategy

Panamanian bank Banistmo is testing gamification and QR payments

3 June, 2019

Bank or platform? Banregio’s digital bank aggregates services

Banregio integrates e-commerce and deliveries into its app

27 May, 2019
PR’s Popular sharpens digital focus

The digital lending arm of Puerto Rico’s biggest bank says focusing on just one high-potential market and fine tuning the customer experience has fueled growth

20 May, 2019
With open banking plan, Brazil takes aim at big banks

Brazilian Central Bank advances with open banking, which is set to bring unprecedented transparency – and competition – to retail banking

13 May, 2019
Old infrastructure, new services create fresh bank cybersecurity risks

Innovations on top of old tech amplify challenges for bank cybersecurity in Argentina

6 May, 2019
Brazil’s C6 Bank preps for commercial launch

Sao Paulo-based neobank prioritizes data analytics, shuns blockchain

29 April, 2019
IDB to quantify fintech’s inclusion goals, boost regional fintech coordination

Inter-American Development Bank also wants to make cross-border fintech activity easier

22 April, 2019
Colombia moves on bank risk regulation, fintech licensing

Financial regulator updates KYC/AML rules, plans new fintech licensing system

8 April, 2019
Debt financing options grow for LatAm fintech lenders

Digital lending startups set to get cheaper, easier funding as investors look at new asset classes

1 April, 2019
Competition intensifies in cross-border payments for LatAm banks, startups

Banks and startups in Latin America are using new technology that will cut costs for cross-border payments and currency conversion

25 March, 2019
East Caribbean plans world’s first digital currency

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to test blockchain-based digital dollar, to evaluate financial inclusion and cost-cutting potential

18 March, 2019
BTG makes blockchain bet with STO real estate fund

BTG Pactual has launched a security token offering (STO), using blockchain to facilitate investment in Brazilian real estate fund

11 March, 2019
Mexican fintechs plan last-minute license requests

“No need” to do it sooner, says industry association

25 February, 2019
Citibanamex innovation: A work in progress

An in-depth study of Citibanamex’s digital strategy

18 February, 2019

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