As we enter the Thanksgiving and holiday season, gratitude is a popular emotion and theme. Reflecting on and sharing gratitude is often on the mind for many of us. While gratitude fits with the spirit of the season, it also brings benefits to those who practice it. A recent article on PositivePsychology.com noted that “gratitude… Continue reading Using Mobile Technology to Share Gratitude
In a historically cash-based economy where a big chunk of the population remains unbanked (over 40% in Colombia, Mexico and Peru), digital payments are gaining momentum in Latin America. During recent years and even more so during the pandemic, QR code payments have surged in popularity.
Latin America might have been late to the fintech game compared to regions like Europe and North America, but now it’s catching up. In the first half of 2020, LATAM fintechs raised $525 million, and the region’s biggest fintech, Nubank, was valued at $25 billion in January 2021. The Brazilian neobank is now the largest… Continue reading Fintech Regulation in LATAM is Evolving. What Does This Mean for Finance Apps?
Launching a mobile app in Latin America (LATAM) requires a unique approach. While the region’s smartphone penetration continues to grow dramatically year-on-year – it’s expected to reach 75% by 2025 – 51% of the LATAM adult population have no access to formal financial services.