The U.K. is convinced that London will continue to be Europe's fintech capital and a global financial center after Brexit. But other European capitals are hoping to take its place. It will all depend on the long negotiation about to begin between the EU and the U.K.
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.
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.
The relentless transformation we are seeing in banking is, essentially, the result of four novel applications of technology: big data, artificial intelligence, cloud services and blockchain. Here we take a look at their impact over the past twelve months and how they can evolve.
User experience (UX) has become one of the keys to success in the digital economy. Design is pivotal, but on its own will not be enough to win the heart of those that download an app or visit a website.
Over the past twelve months, the most promising startups in the fintech universe garnered a lot of attention from the media and from investors’ money. Titans across all sectors are gearing up to become the leaders of the new era.