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‘Buy now, pay later’: Lack of data slows growth in Latam

Financing big-ticket purchases through “buy now, pay later” is a difficult model to get right in Latin America

10 May, 2021
WhatsApp Pay set to shake up Brazil’s payments market

Messaging app with “gigantic power” gears up for Brazil entry

3 May, 2021
Brazil digital bank C6 expands services, Cora closes $26m Series A

#TopNews: The key fintech and digital banking news this week

9 April, 2021

Cryptocurrencies set for LatAm payments growth

Payments systems are quickly adopting crypto

22 March, 2021
4 Key Trends that will Define LatAm Payments in 2021

Facilitating new purchasing preferences is key this year

16 March, 2021
Bank-fintech interoperability hits the agenda for Peru

But multiple challenges hinder true interoperability for Peru’s financial services sector

15 March, 2021

Beyond an account: The challenges of financial inclusion in Latin America

Latin America has made extensive progress in increasing access to finance in the last year, but challenges remain

26 November, 2020
With AI and open technologies, Banorte reinvents payments

The Mexican bank is transforming its cross-border payment infrastructure amid huge industry upheaval

2 November, 2020
Payments and E-Commerce LatAm: Trust grows as transactions surge

A huge surge in payments and e-commerce has brought a number of disruptions and challenges, according to a new report launched today

7 September, 2020

Real-Time Payments LatAm: Options expand but usage grows slowly

Real-time payments are rapidly becoming a reality across Latin America, but getting customers to use them regularly remains a challenge.

24 August, 2020
Open banking: Regulations and technology push change in LatAm

Changes in regulation and technology are moving financial services towards open banking in Latin America

3 August, 2020
Instant payments Colombia: Transfiya transfers multiply

Transfiya, a new instant payment system built by the fintech Minka with ACH Colombia, is gaining strength, but challenges remain.

27 July, 2020

Retailer Unicomer launches fintech credit, QR payments play

La Curacao and RadioShack operator Unicomer launches fintech, aims to expand its QR payments and point of sale lending app across LatAm

20 July, 2020
BBVA: Chatbot usefulness is growing

Virtual assistants offer benefits for clients wanting help 24/7, but incorporating them into the digital strategy requires careful planning

13 July, 2020
Blockchain in banking: From concept to reality

Blockchain is gaining momentum as a tool for the financial industry, but its complexity remains an obstacle to its adoption

6 July, 2020
Rappi & Banorte: JV aims to offer financial services on a massive scale

EXCLUSIVE: Banorte-Rappi joint venture targets innovative financial offerings on a huge scale, says Juan Guerra

29 June, 2020
Digital banking and fintech webinars: Cybersecurity; Machine Learning; and more

Here are the best webinars and online events in the digital banking and fintech sector in Latin America, from June 15 to 19 

12 June, 2020
Banks, Fintechs: Platformification value is growing

Digital platforms and integrations are growing in importance for Latin American financial services, say execs from banks and fintechs

8 June, 2020
Covid & Fintech: Startups navigate a complex route

COVID has disrupted the disruptors, with Latin American fintechs often finding more customer demand but tougher financing options

1 June, 2020
#TopNews: Argentine banks nab Nubank exec for digital payments

Argentine banks nab Nubank exec for digital payments venture; Santander InnoVentures invests in a55

29 May, 2020
Brazilian open banking moves ahead despite data law postponement

Brazilian lawmakers have delayed data protection laws but are pushing ahead on open banking regulations.

18 May, 2020
Digital payments after Covid-19: A flatter curve?

A surge in e-commerce has hastened growth of digital payments – but can the acceleration continue?

4 May, 2020
Multi-bank instant payments accelerate in Latin America

Banks are joining forces in Brazil, Mexico and Peru to develop interoperative instant payments systems

20 April, 2020
Covid-19 lifts e-commerce usage in Latin America

As covid-19 drives a surge in e-commerce purchases, digital retailers are facing unique challenges

13 April, 2020
Digital banking gets Covid-19 push – but can it last?

Banks’ digital channels are getting a sharp boost from coronavirus. Will this become a long-term trend?

6 April, 2020

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