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
Fintech Snapshot: April 2019

Tencent makes its first investment in Argentina as LatAm’s lending startups attract attention

9 May, 2019
LatAm Fintech Snapshot – March 2019

Investment in Latin American fintech powered ahead in March, with Brazilian startup Loft leading the way

3 April, 2019
Blockchain’s transformational potential

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Blockchain could be the next major step in the evolution of the internet

7 March, 2019
LatAm Fintech Snapshot – February 2019

Latin America’s neobank battle heats up, QED and Kaszek invest in Argentina

4 March, 2019
How to drop the gender bias in financial inclusion

Women are far less likely than men to have a bank account. Here’s what we need to do about it

14 February, 2019
Fintech Snapshot – January 2019

Brazil led the way for LatAm fintech deals in January  – plus several startups forged bank deals

6 February, 2019
The Rise, and Potential, of Datafication

Irving Wladawsky-Berger examines the potential, and challenges, of two of the key technological innovations for financial services

31 January, 2019
Why 2018 was the best year yet for fintechs in Latin America

Fundraising achievements and regulatory advances made 2018 a great year for fintech in LatAm, says Thiago Paiva

17 January, 2019
The four key LatAm fintech trends for 2019

Andres Fontao, co-founder and managing partner at Finnovista, identifies the growth areas for LatAm fintech this year

10 January, 2019

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