In spite of the boom in the popularity of mobile banking, physical channels still account for 28% of the revenues in the financial system, and this figure is expected to hit 32% by 2020.
2016 is the year of Cervantes, Shakespeare and Hieronymus Bosch. These three masterminds are a hot conversation topic all over the world. Those who don’t want to wait for the Bosch exhibit in the Prado Museum in May, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation – or who need to refresh their knowledge can, thanks to these four mobile apps.
Big Data is once again the hot topic of Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress. The challenge no longer lies in how to analyze vast amounts of data to give us a global view of society, but how to convert this information into user experiences.
With 40% of its population under 25 and a 95% cell phone penetration rate at the end of 2014, Turkey has positioned itself as a highly attractive market for mobile banking.
A few months ago, I left Simple, the company I co-founded in 2009, took some time out – including a visit to India with my daughter Asha- and then joined BBVA in a newly created-role as Head of Open APIs. At parties, when talking about the move, I often get quizzical looks asking “Why?” Why would I leave a young, fast-growing financial business that I founded, and go and work for a bank?
The aim of the Finth Spain courses, whose third meeting entitled Fintech & held in the BBVA Innovation Center in Madrid, is to promote technological and financial culture. This is a meeting of experts to debate the latest and most disruptive technologies in the financial sector.
A man, in the 25-34 age range. This is the profile of the users that are more likely to block ads in their mobile devices. Up to 37% of mobile internet users have implemented some fort of ad-blocking technology, according to a report by Global Web Index.
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.