12 Jun 2019
BBVA Executive Chairman Carlos Torres Vila has reiterated the importance of the bank operating globally if it is to meet its purpose of bringing the age of opportunity to everyone.
Data may have been the key buzzword at the Money 2020 Europe event in Amsterdam last week, but it was its constituent parts that were really vying for attention.
07 Jun 2019
06 Jun 2019
How does BBVA-Anthemis partnership work, what is it trying to achieve and what will success look like? Gustavo Vinacua, Global Head of Venture Creation at BBVA, and Farhan Lalji, Venture Partnership Lead at Anthemis, revealed their new strategy at Money2020.
04 Jun 2019
Money 2020 Europe is the biggest conference on the continent focused on the future of banking, money and financial services. Over the course of three days in Amsterdam, around 10,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, press and potential customers will be sharing and debating the trends likely to shape the future of the sector.
28 May 2019
24 May 2019
Applications for BBVA Open Talent 2019 — the biggest fintech startup competition in the world — are open until 5 July 2019.
07 May 2019
Last week during the 2019 first quarter results presentation, BBVA CEO Onur Genç outlined some of the continued progress the bank has been making in its digital transformation.
16 Apr 2019
Each year Propel Venture Partners holds an annual summit for the businesses it invests into through it’s single limited partner, BBVA. The event in Silicon Valley is a chance for updates, shared learnings, introductions and to discuss the kind of technology and drivers that will shape the sector in the coming years.
12 Apr 2019
BBVA Group executive chairman outlined the importance of the shared ecosystem to building the future of financial services at the Propel Venture Partners annual summit, an event for fintech CEOs celebrated this week in San Francisco, California.
25 Mar 2019
The ways in which businesses use data to deliver on their strategies is almost as varied as the sources of data themselves. This was one of the key messages from last week’s Domopalooza event held in Salt Lake City in Utah.
14 Mar 2019
12 Mar 2019
BBVA’s Global Head of Client Solutions, Derek White, told a conference in the Spanish capital Madrid this morning that it was crucial the customers win ‘The Game of Data’.
21 Feb 2019
One of the guardians of the world´s financial systems has issued a new report urging global authorities to stay vigilant against potential fintech-related threats to financial stability.
19 Feb 2019
The digital transformation of the world’s banking industry is a critical evolution that’s needed to ensure the sector stays relevant to its customers and clients.
18 Feb 2019
The relationship, amusingly portrayed as a love-in between big banks like BBVA and fintech start-ups, was the subject of special Valentines Day show in London last week.
24 Jan 2019
24 Dec 2018
07 Nov 2018
27 Sep 2018
05 Sep 2018
BBVA’s digital transformation has always been as much about serving customer needs as it has been about securing the future of the bank. In fact the two are synonymous, by ensuring customers can bank when, where and how they want to – including on the device of their choice – BBVA is building a bank that better serves their needs.
03 Sep 2018
BBVA often talks about how it is transitioning from a bank into a truly digital company. While it is an easy thing to say, the ways in which you demonstrate this are incredibly complex. Take data, for example.
20 Aug 2018
13 Aug 2018
BBVA’s efforts to foster product sales through its digital channels have been well received by customers. Customer adoption of digital channels -and sales across these channels- have seen increasing growth month after month.
07 Aug 2018
BBVA’s venture capital investment arm, Propel Venture Partners, is participating in a new funding round by an app-based business dedicated to helping U.S. workers with flexible working lives.
06 Aug 2018
As Jorge Soto noted in conversation with BBVA, increasing connectivity is making developing economies a hotbed of innovation in financial services: “It is empowering startups to create relevant solutions to the bigger and more significant challenges that still exist in those markets, which have largely already been solved elsewhere.”
21 May 2018
In two weeks time, BBVA will be a five star sponsor at Europe’s largest dedicated financial services and fintech conference, Money20/20 Europe.
18 Apr 2018
With a little under a month to go until the world’s biggest fintech competition closes for entries, BBVA Open Talent has unveiled a new incentive to enter.
12 Apr 2018
20 Mar 2018
15 Feb 2018
More and more people in the U.S. and across Europe and Latin America are choosing to start their own businesses or to take jobs that better fit their work-life balance.
05 Feb 2018
23 Jan 2018
BBVA is committed to working with the fintech community in a way that delivers real benefits for the start-ups, the bank and of course customers and clients.
19 Dec 2017
05 Dec 2017
The security of online identity has never been a more pressing issue as more and more people bank, shop and run their lives through digital channels.
17 Nov 2017
BBVA backed Atom Bank has been named as one of the world’s top ten fintech firms for the third time in a row.
16 Nov 2017
BBVA is close to passing another important online target as it continues to build out its digital banking capabilities.
15 Nov 2017
07 Nov 2017
BBVA has revealed how a redesign of its award winning mobile app has led to astonishing results in its sales figures.
03 Nov 2017
One of the recurrent themes at this year’s BBVA Open Summit was the importance of customer centricity. A great example of this was the panel session featuring BBVA’s Global Head of Marketing, Design and Responsible Business, Rob Brown and 11:FS Co-Founder Jason Bates.
23 Oct 2017
Last week BBVA announced that AI-based personal money manager startup Change had won its Open Talent Global award for best fintech idea. Change, an Israeli outfit that works in the U.S. and Canada, uses artificial intelligence to help customers keep track of their money, giving them a nudge via an SMS when they are overspending.
19 Oct 2017
If you don’t innovate and change you will be dead, that was the message from BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila at the bank’s inaugural fintech focused Open Summit in Madrid today. Speaking to an audience of entrepreneurs, investors, influencers and startups, Torres Vila also said the only true way to keep innovation fresh was to be open to ideas from outside your own business and sector.
25 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017
BBVA has today named B2BPay as the winner of its Open Talent Global Fintech for Companies competition. From hundreds of entries into this specific segment, the team of judges selected B2BPay as their champion because of the way their solution enables SME businesses to grow internationally and trade with greater ease.
06 Sep 2017
UK Challenger bank Atom is making its first move overseas by beginning to offer savers in Germany access to its products.
The app-based bank, which is part owned by BBVA, has partnered with Deposit Solutions in order to launch fixed-rate products to customers in the country.
13 Jul 2017
05 Jul 2017
Mark Mullen, CEO of BBVA-backed Atom bank, has agreed to become the Challenger Bank representative to the Open Banking Implementation Entity in the UK.
28 Jun 2017
After months of searching for the best artificial intelligence fintech solution from around the world BBVA today announced Change is its overall winner.