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The role of innovation in the development of digital payments

Digital payments in Latin America are experiencing an impressive growth in popularity and this trend is largely driven by innovation. As consumers are increasingly looking for convenient, secure and efficient financial solutions, digital payments have become a compelling answer to their needs. LaFinteca is becoming the leading payment solution in Latin America meeting the diverse needs of businesses.

Innovation is significantly influencing the development of digital payments, enhancing their security and convenience. Technologies such as biometric authentication and blockchain are contributing to increased security. Mobile wallets and QR codes simplify financial transactions. Digital payments are also helping to increase access to financial services.

Global trends in payments

Contactless payments, including contactless cards and mobile payments, are rapidly gaining momentum. In 2021 contactless card payments alone grew by an impressive 47% to reach $2.2 trillion, accounting for 79% of all contactless transactions. The number of in-store mobile payment users grew from 1.18 billion in 2020 to 1.28 billion in 2021 and is projected to be close to 1.5 billion users by 2025.

The surge in “Buy Now – Pay Later” (BNPL) services

In e-commerce the share of Buy Now-Pay Later (BNPL) services has increased dramatically to 9% in 2021 and is projected to reach 24% by 2026. These trends will lead to a doubling of global payments revenues from €1.3 trillion in 2020 to €2.5 trillion in 2030.

Developing payment solutions from LaFinteca

In developing payment solutions LaFinteca emphasizes a customer-centric approach aimed at meeting user needs. The company specializes in creating payment solutions that are tailored to the unique requirements of businesses in Latin America.


In conclusion, innovation is driving the development and transformation of digital payments. Figures and statistics related to innovative solutions such as mobile wallets, contactless payments, QR code payments and cryptocurrencies highlight their transformative impact. LaFinteca’s role in driving innovation further emphasizes the tangible benefits that innovative digital payment solutions can bring to both businesses and consumers. As technology advances digital payments will continue to evolve, offering even more secure, convenient and efficient options for financial transactions. In today’s world where innovation plays a critical role, LaFinteca acts as a catalyst for companies looking to navigate the complex environment of Latin America.


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