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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
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

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
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
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

Political transition rattles Mexico’s fintech industry

Ahead of Mexico’s change in government, startups complain about delays while the central bank assures continuity

27 November, 2018
HSBC Mexico’s digital strategy: New app, QR codes, and your Facebook likes

Mexican bank wants to become a digital leader

19 November, 2018
Bradesco, Itaú push digital onboarding but pace lags Nubank

Brazil’s biggest banks are investing heavily in technology but startups remain a threat to consumer business

12 November, 2018
Brazilian fintechs get easier access to foreign investment

A regulatory change makes it easier for Brazil’s digital lenders to tap international investors

5 November, 2018
Mexico’s banks work on culture change to stay ahead of Big Tech

From agile working practices to blue hair, banks target dynamic internal mood

29 October, 2018
Brazilian banks prioritize API development

As open banking advances, Brazilians are doubling down on APIs

22 October, 2018
Tencent’s Nubank investment brings Big Tech power to Brazil

Chinese tech company’s investment in the Brazilian fintech opens scope for payments, loans, and analytics advances at Nubank

15 October, 2018
Bradesco, Itaú test selfies, behavioral biometrics

Brazilian banks study face, voice and behavioral features to advance biometric authentication methods

11 October, 2018
Scotia bets on digital factories for innovation

Scotiabank is investing USD 10million each year in digital transformation, says Ignacio Deschamps

13 September, 2018
Mexico’s fintechs step into new legal era with secondary regulation details

Startups will need to be strategic and spend more to comply with new rules – but the specifics of the fintech law will drive investment

11 September, 2018
Banxico toughens card issuer rules, encourages innovation

New regulations for debit and credit card transactions in Mexico aim to encourage tech innovation

3 September, 2018
Mexican banks turn to artificial intelligence for loyalty boost

Banks already use AI for chatbots, including over platforms like WhatsApp, in a bid to woo clients

13 August, 2018
Ex-BTG Pactual partners build #TheNextBigFin team

C6Bank, a new digital bank backed by BTG’s chairman and two ex-partners, is nabbing talent from leading competitors

1 August, 2018

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