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- Four NGOs receive charitable donation from BBVA shareholders for their projects for a greener and more inclusive world
- BBVA, the only Spanish financial institution on the Finance Industry Advisory Board for the International Energy Agency
- ‘Aprendemos juntos 2030’ ('Let's learn together 2030’) challenges schools to promote sustainability and self-care
Atom Bank, the UK's first mobile only bank is the most recommended bank in the UK, according to Finextra’s Relational Net Promoter Score (RNPS) survey of 15,000 consumers. In November 2015 BBVA bought an equity stake in Atom of almost 30%.
23 Jan 2017
The Group celebrated the second edition of BBVA Brainstorm, an in-company event created to provide all bank employees with a first-hand update on how of the bank’s most strategic projects are progressing and what kind of work is being conducted.
16 Jan 2017
When the subject of blockchain is addressed, it is usually to hail it as a technology that will overhaul entire industries. "It is a revolution because blockchains can record identities, financial transactions and all kinds of legal operations", says tech guru Chris Skinner. Nonetheless, the technology and its applications are still subject to study, and remain in a very nascent stage, particularly in the banking sector where regulators are charged with coordinating and guaranteeing industry stability.
22 Dec 2016
Launched in December 2013, the footprint of BBVA’s first global digital product continues growing throughout the world
02 Dec 2016
BBVA Bancomer and the Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) have presented a pioneering big data application that identifies trends and productivity in the country’s tourism destinations.
31 Oct 2016
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23 Sep 2016
As the great Pedro Vargas – and later Vicente Fernández – already sung decades ago in “El Rey”: ...“you do not have to get there first, but you need to know how get there,” (“no hay que llegar primero pero hay que saber llegar”). Something similar has taken place in Mexico. It may not have been the first one in the race towards digital revolution or in the adoption of new technologies, but it is proving that it knows “how to get there.”
19 Aug 2016
Numerous publications have attempted to find out what defines the millennials –the new generation of young people who not only have different values and tastes from their elders, but who are also pioneers in adapting new technologies, and whose uses and customs tend to be copied by older generations. BBVA has conducted a study to find out what they are like and what they really want out of life. It reveals that not only are there are a large number of different types of millennials, but that their preferences vary depending on their country of origin.
28 Jun 2016
Big data - a term that may sound a bit ominous and which many have used for years without properly explaining it - has many more practical applications than one could imagine. Maybe it is just because it sounds a bit like big brother, but unlike it, big data applications are being developed with more than positive purposes in a broad range of fields of activity. In this article we discuss some of them, offering some examples of how society can benefit by analyzing the enormous amount of data we generate every day.
20 Jun 2016
BBVA’s Innovation Center in Madrid is holding its first Fintech University today, an event that will bring together the top technology and finance gurus and discuss the sector’s latest trends.
02 Jun 2016
Computer studies, sciences and development
The keys to finally understand the importance of blockchain
Is blockchain really the philosopher's stone that will transform the fintech world? In order to answer this question, financial sector experts met in the last edition of Revolution Banking 2016 This article outlines the key lessons of the discussion that took place and which can help to better understand why blockchain technology is in vogue and its role in the future.
09 Mar 2016
It is much more than a short-lived affair or a passing infatuation. It’s not Her, the movie in which Joaquin Phoenix falls heads over heels for his virtual assistant, but it sounds somewhat like it. In the Turkish market, new mobile banking apps are downloaded millions of times very quickly after launching. But, how did the country become the perfect market for new fintech solutions?
01 Feb 2016
The digital currency that more theories has generated since its appearance and its rapid expansion has caused such a stir that finding specific information about bitcoins is often a mission impossible. In this article we explain in a simple and understandable way how this currency that is revolutionizing Internet payments works.
20 Jan 2016
The classic stories about small ideas born in garages that soon become technology giants have led companies of all sizes to think about the best way to innovate and develop new working methods. A startup is a young company that develops in an ecosystem of uncertainty and therefore needs to be able to make changes in its projects swiftly.
11 Jan 2016
Recently, APIs have become heart and soul some of the most ambitious projects and one of the most topical themes among technology experts. Most of these experts agree that APIs will revolutionize the Internet, but for the layman these three letters form yet another one of the many acronyms we stumble upon on a daily basis. Jose Manuel de la Chica, from New Digital Business- Engineering at BBVA, explains the four keys to understand what APIs are all about.
07 Jan 2016
Tablets, mobiles, the cloud….all the technologies we assiduously use today have improved our lives enormously. So much so, that some people are starting to question whether this is affecting our mental abilities, as we now rely on our devices to take care of things that 20 years ago depended exclusively on our brain power.