Open banking: Why official APIs should just be the starting point

APIs should be thought of as a foundation, and everything built on top of them should be left to third parties.

27 April, 2021
Why don’t more Mexican small businesses take digital payments?

Opinion: A survey reveals insights that defy conventional wisdom

31 January, 2021
5 fintech trends in Latin America that will define 2021

Neobanks, SME banking and API fintechs are key areas for LatAm fintech growth

19 January, 2021
Economic Outlook 2021: The E-Conomy is here to stay

About 20%–30% of the COVID-related surge in e-commerce will be permanent

14 January, 2021
Inclusion: Digital trust’s pivotal role in economic growth

Digital Intelligence Index highlights the value of digitalization and trust in securing economic resilience and prosperity

1 December, 2020
Life post-COVID-19 and the future of payments in Latin America and the Caribbean: Are we reaching the end of cash?

In 2020, we digitalized. 2021 offers more time to be at home with the family, a rise of contactless technologies, and a more conservative mindset toward personal finances.

17 November, 2020
The bank of you is coming – are you ready?

Banks that can deliver highly personalized customer experiences will most grow their market share, writes Enrique Ramos O’Reilly

12 November, 2020
How Authentic is your Fintech Branding Strategy?

OPINION: Customer centricity is key for growth amid uncertainty, writes Andrea Padilla

5 November, 2020
Modernizing payment infrastructure is a matter of survival

With the inclusion of biometric data and the advances of machine learning, the security strategy for payment methods must be redefined, writes Jorge Cano

28 October, 2020
Mexico will lose economic force without more fintechs

OPINION: The administrative stoppage due to Covid-19, and heavy regulatory requirements will cause the death of several fintechs

2 September, 2020
How open banking can help lenders in the pandemic

Open banking offers various solutions for fintechs to open their doors to new lending

20 August, 2020
Women are less likely than men to use fintech apps. Here’s why

Women use mobile internet as much as men in Latin America. But in financial services, there’s work to do

7 March, 2020
Fintech Snapshot January 2020: Loft, AlphaCredit and Olivia

LatAm fintech investment started 2020 with a bang: with two mega rounds and one new unicorn in Brazil.

14 February, 2020
Fintech Snapshot December 2019: XP Investimentos, Konfio and FinSocial

Brazil’s XP Investimentos raised US$ 2 billion in its IPO, Softbank made another Mexico play, and investment is rushing into Mexican neobanks

13 January, 2020
Fintech Snapshot November: Ualá, Neon and Pitzi raise capital

With two massive investment rounds for Ualá and Neon, November was another impressive month for the fintech ecosystem in Latin America

3 December, 2019
A week in the future: Fintech in China

OPINION: Reflections on China’s fintech model by a Latin American fintech entrepreneur

14 November, 2019
Fintech Snapshot: October 2019

Another LatAm fintech joined the unicorn club, Carrefour Brazil bought a fintech and Bitso received an investment from top crypto players.

8 November, 2019
Fintech Snapshot – September 2019

September was the year’s busiest month for fintech investment as 17 companies raised a combined US$ 613.5 million.

8 October, 2019
Taking the pulse of Latin America’s fintech market

Finnosummit Mexico 2019: Top takeaways, by Thiago Paiva

19 September, 2019
Fintech snapshot: August 2019

Latin American fintech capital raising has topped $1.6 billion this year

5 September, 2019
Brazil’s financial cybersecurity challenges

Slow advances on cybersecurity regulations have created fertile ground for hackers and other malicious actors

30 August, 2019
Fintech Snapshot: July 2019

Nubank’s jumbo round & Softbank’s big bet on another digital bank

7 August, 2019
Cyberthreats: The risks are here

How to develop a (now indispensable) strategy against cyberthreats?

1 August, 2019
LatAm Fintech Snapshot: June 2019

In a record-breaking month, Andreessen Horowitz made its first fintech investment in LatAm

11 July, 2019
LatAm Fintech Snapshot: May 2019

LatAm fintech investment reached a new 2019 peak in May, thanks to a big deal for Clip

7 June, 2019

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