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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
Digital sign-ups continue apace at BBVA

Spanish bank reports steady growth in digital onboarding globally

27 July, 2018
Bradesco clocks 33m AI interactions in H1

Employees and clients of Brazilian bank used artificial intelligence function 33 million times in first half

26 July, 2018
Santander’s pace of digital onboarding in LatAm shows signs of slowing

Santander added 600,000 digital customers in Latin America in second quarter, but rate of growth slowed in three out of four markets

25 July, 2018
Nexoos gets pre-Series A round, preps for banking license

Brazilian peer to peer lender raises capital through local wealth advisory Loyall

20 July, 2018
Argentine fintech leaders call for better regulation

Clearer definition of fintech rules would help startups, say industry specialists

16 July, 2018
Citibanamex mulls developer API strategy

Bank is drawing up plan for commercial deals to access data via APIs

4 July, 2018
Nubank watches incumbent, startup competition closely

Competition is growing from traditional banks that are reshaping their internal culture to foster innovation, says David Vélez

21 June, 2018
Mexico fast-tracks open banking rules

Secondary regulations on APIs and open banking are a priority, says CNBV’s Carlos Orta

18 June, 2018
New regs cut partner bank requirement for Brazilian startups

Lenders can seek authorization to operate independently – but now face tougher tax and accounting rules

15 June, 2018
CityWallet looks to Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico for expansion

Blockchain-based product switches NFC technology in Venezuela for QR codes in Chile

28 May, 2018
Alipay hunts for LatAm opportunities after Openpay deal

Chinese payments giant looking for regional deals, but potential acquisition opportunities may be scarce

26 April, 2018
Bancolombia’s Nequi looks to QR, push messages

QR codes and biometric authentication still have a long way to go – both digitally and technologically – says digital bank’s CEO

23 April, 2018
Brazil pioneers wearables, but consumers approach tentatively

Banks, startups and card issuers are rolling out new contactless payments options to Brazilian consumers

19 April, 2018
In a crowded market, BCI bets on mobile payments dominance

Chilean lender hopes that new payments app MACH will reach critical mass

2 April, 2018
LatAm banks face lengthy tech to-do list

Digital finance leaders point to financial inclusion, personalization, digitalization among top technology priorities fpr financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean

5 February, 2018
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