Banpro and Release Spanish-Speaking Virtual Banking Assistant in Central America

Banpro and Release Spanish-Speaking Virtual Banking Assistant in Central America

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:15 AM

Banpro, Nicaragua's Largest Bank, Partners with to Launch an AI-powered Banking Assistant for Customers

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / March 6, 2018 /, the award-winning, AI-powered virtual assistant built for banking and personal finance, announced today the launch of their first Spanish-speaking banking assistant with Banpro, Nicaragua's largest bank.

''Our mission is to respond to the needs of our customers in a dynamic and accessible way. By partnering with, we were able to deliver a conversational banking model that our customers can use to easily manage their money via their favorite platform - Facebook Messenger,'' stated Julio Ramirez, Executive Vice President, Banpro. ''We selected based on their domain knowledge of banking and their commitment to deliver a fluently Spanish virtual assistant.''

The virtual assistant will allow banking customers of Banpro to easily gain insight and keep track of simple, day-to-day banking and transactional activity. This includes the ability to get answers to common questions, find a branch, and view current account balances as well as recent transaction history - all within the Facebook Messenger platform.

By leveraging the convenience of this familiar channel platform (50% of Nicaraguans use Facebook daily) Banpro can offer a new consumer banking experience that is easily accessible, intuitive and personalized to each customer.

''Over the past 12 months, our customer base at has quickly expanded beyond North America to include South Africa, Latin America, and Asia,'' said Jake Tyler, CEO, ''We are proud to join forces with Banpro to launch our first Spanish-speaking personal banking assistant. This important release illustrates the strength and scalability of our multilingual platform, a key ingredient in our global business strategy.''

Beyond providing Banpro customers with insight to their current financial well-being, the platform will allow customers to conversationally engage with the virtual assistant to inquire about bank products and services, as well as other bank information. All interactions will occur within the Facebook Messenger platform with the ability for users to access a live Banpro customer support representative if needed.

About Banpro de la Produccion, S.A. (Banpro)

Banpro is part of the banking group Grupo Promerica that owns nine operating banks throughout Central America, including Ecuador, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Cayman Islands, Panama, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic.

About is an award-winning, AI-powered virtual assistant built for personal banking and finance. We put a personal banker in every bank customer's pocket, helping them to manage their money wherever they are, whatever they need - via a simple natural conversation.

With customers on four continents, and delivering service in three languages, and our team of data scientists, engineers, and financial industry experts are helping banks and credit unions transform customer engagement and increase financial literacy while delivering the convenience and savings of a digital-first experience.

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