BBVA’s Group Executive Chairman Carlos Torres Vila today explained just why cooperation between banks and the fintech ecosystem is key. He also made a powerful case for a G20 coordinated approach to digital regulation to foster innovation and drive competition at an event in Paris, alongside the IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
More than 200 startups came along to the event, which was aimed purely at giving businesses from a huge array of different backgrounds the chance to meet and better understand each other.
27 Jun 2017
The challenge banks face in the payments arena was the focus of a discussion at Money 20/20 in Copenhagen.
26 Jun 2017
BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila said that BBVA “wants to give its customers and clients the best service by using innovation to transform and disrupt its business as it works to bring the age of opportunity to everyone.” This was the core message the BBVA CEO delivered in a keynote speech to a packed audience at the Money 20/20 event in Copenhagen – the leading fintech event in Europe.
24 May 2017
BBVA has announced the 10 finalists in its Open Talent Ideas Competition – aimed at finding a banking model that works for both customers and banks in an era of historically low interest rates.
19 May 2017
Digital transformation is at the heart of BBVA. It’s how we will achieve our purpose to bring the age of opportunity to everyone. Our purpose reflects the bank’s role as a facilitator, offering customers the best banking solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions and making a real difference to their lives. We live in the age of opportunities where technology offers universal access to education and offers many more people than ever before the possibility of embarking on projects and pursuing their dreams.
16 May 2017
AI is a core focus for BBVA and for many banks around the world.
05 May 2017
BBVA has announced the first finalists for its 2017 Open Talent competitions – starting off with the key issue of identity.
12 Apr 2017
This year BBVA has evolved its Open Talent competition to make it the biggest fintech focused event in the world. In addition to running a catch-all global trends competition to find the very best in banking innovations, BBVA is also holding a series of specialist competitions to find solutions to some challenges and indeed, opportunities the industry is facing.
07 Apr 2017
Senior executives from BBVA got the chance to meet with some of the USA’s most innovative and forward thinking financial technology businesses this week at the first tech summit hosted by BBVA-backed venture capital firm Propel Venture Partners.
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13 Feb 2017
How to solve the low interest rate issue? BBVA today announces the launch of a new competition aimed at finding a solution to a worldwide banking issue facing both investors and customers alike.