Brazil’s biggest banks are investing heavily in technology but startups remain a threat to consumer business
A regulatory change makes it easier for Brazil’s digital lenders to tap international investors
From agile working practices to blue hair, banks target dynamic internal mood
As open banking advances, Brazilians are doubling down on APIs
Chinese tech company’s investment in the Brazilian fintech opens scope for payments, loans, and analytics advances at Nubank
Brazilian banks study face, voice and behavioral features to advance biometric authentication methods
Scotiabank is investing USD 10million each year in digital transformation, says Ignacio Deschamps
Startups will need to be strategic and spend more to comply with new rules – but the specifics of the fintech law will drive investment
New regulations for debit and credit card transactions in Mexico aim to encourage tech innovation
Banks already use AI for chatbots, including over platforms like WhatsApp, in a bid to woo clients
C6Bank, a new digital bank backed by BTG’s chairman and two ex-partners, is nabbing talent from leading competitors
Spanish bank reports steady growth in digital onboarding globally
Employees and clients of Brazilian bank used artificial intelligence function 33 million times in first half
Santander added 600,000 digital customers in Latin America in second quarter, but rate of growth slowed in three out of four markets
Brazilian peer to peer lender raises capital through local wealth advisory Loyall
Clearer definition of fintech rules would help startups, say industry specialists
Bank is drawing up plan for commercial deals to access data via APIs
Competition is growing from traditional banks that are reshaping their internal culture to foster innovation, says David Vélez
Secondary regulations on APIs and open banking are a priority, says CNBV’s Carlos Orta
Lenders can seek authorization to operate independently – but now face tougher tax and accounting rules
Blockchain-based product switches NFC technology in Venezuela for QR codes in Chile
Chinese payments giant looking for regional deals, but potential acquisition opportunities may be scarce
QR codes and biometric authentication still have a long way to go – both digitally and technologically – says digital bank’s CEO
Banks, startups and card issuers are rolling out new contactless payments options to Brazilian consumers
Chilean lender hopes that new payments app MACH will reach critical mass
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