The economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic is having a fundamental impact on lending and leasing fintechs
As the economy heads for recession induced by the coronavirus pandemic, fintechs are bracing for a slowdown in investment. But could digital channels ultimately get a boost from the turmoil?
Scotiabank Peru, BBVA and Interbank find fast uptake with PLIN, to facilitate free and immediate peer-to-peer transfers, although interoperability is in question
In Mexico, Nubank may accounts and loans in addition to credit cards as it seeks to replicate Brazilian success
Report: How banks are applying technology to lendingDownload
Driss Temsamani, is LatAm head of digital channels and enterprise banking at Citi. Here’s how he got there
Nicolas Arrellaga is a co-founder of Brazilian peer to peer lending platform Nexoos. Here’s how he got there
Selene manages the design teams at Scotiabank Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile. Here’s how she got there.
Denisse manages relationships with startups at Peru’s Banco de Credito. Here’s how she got there
Women use mobile internet as much as men in Latin America. But in financial services, there’s work to do
LatAm fintech investment started 2020 with a bang: with two mega rounds and one new unicorn in Brazil.
Brazil’s XP Investimentos raised US$ 2 billion in its IPO, Softbank made another Mexico play, and investment is rushing into Mexican neobanks
Two major trends defined Latin America’s financial technology sector in 2019: disruption in payments and startup investment
SURVEY: What is the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic for LatAm’s digital banking and fintech industry?
Is the growth of big technology companies a threat, or an opportunity, for banks?
Barriers to raising capital
Bank tech priorities in Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru
Colombian banks increasingly say that a lack of financial data limits their lending
The vice-president for regulatory policy discusses fintech in Mexico
The risks – or not – of tech innovation in financial services
PODCAST: Launching a fintech startup in a land of high crime, hyperinflation, and brain drain
PODCAST: Sebastián Serrano, CEO of Ripio, on finances of the future
PODCAST: How blockchain could cut the cost of banking and financial compliance
PODCAST: The stock exchange’s CIO on experiences with Hyperledger fabric, and the limitations and opportunities of blockchain
The IFC’s fintech investment official talks about the industry’s development in Latin America