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In beta, Itau’s Iti has hundreds of thousands of customers

Brazilian bank’s digital payments platform boasts digital onboarding and a frictionless experience

14 October, 2019
Data sharing worries rise as open banking nears

In Brazil and Mexico, banks brace for competitive shake up as data sharing rules are defined

7 October, 2019
The growth of Banking as a Service in Latin America

As big tech companies are moving into finance, banking as a service is emerging as a new business area for financial institutions

30 September, 2019

Mexico’s fintech law makes waves as global partners seek opportunities

“Fintech is going to eat Latin America” says founder of British startup

23 September, 2019
CoDi: Citibanamex readies data centers for opportunity

More electronic transactions will make it easier for Citibanamex to offer micro loans, says Rodrigo Kuri

16 September, 2019
PayPal’s Mexico move shows banks’ regulatory strength

PayPal’s retreat from financial services in Mexico highlights how complicated it can be to become a regulated financial institution

9 September, 2019

Card fraud hub set to centralize LatAm bank cybersecurity

EXCLUSIVE: Latin American banks will share debit and credit card fraud information, under Felaban-backed initiative

2 September, 2019
As big techs gain territory, banks warily seek partnerships

Banks are teaming up with big tech platforms at the same time as they compete with them

26 August, 2019
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

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