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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
Empty queue for Mexico Fintech Law registrations

Five months in, no companies have requested approval to operate under Mexico’s Fintech Law

11 February, 2019
Brazil’s Quod brings together AI, big data, for credit risk analysis

New credit bureau launched by Brazil’s biggest banks uses emerging tech for credit scoring

4 February, 2019
Sign-ups accelerate at Next as Bradesco tracks shifting competition

The digital bank offers a new vantage point for Bradesco to follow the changing digital finance landscape

28 January, 2019
Brazil plans changes to instant payments

Brazil’s Central Bank is advancing with a new instant payments infrastructure that will allow low-cost transfers around the clock

21 January, 2019
BancoEstado plans wallet, aims for scale with ComprAquí

Payments Chile: State bank targets new mPOS, wallet options for retail and small business clients

14 January, 2019
Slow UX could hurt Mexico’s CoDi payments system

Mexico’s CoDi payments system is designed to help small businesses get paid electronically

7 January, 2019
Partnerships: The top LatAm fintech challenge for 2019

Bank and startup leaders alike say partnering is their biggest pain point

17 December, 2018
The three key tech innovations for LatAm banks in 2019

Bank and fintech innovation leaders highlight the tech to watch in 2019

10 December, 2018
Gut renovation: Banco Galicia’s digital strategy

CIO interview: Fernando Turri on Banco Galicia’s tech stack overhaul

3 December, 2018

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