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.
BBVA Global Executive Chairman Francisco González presented 'The Next Step: Exponential Life', the ninth book in the annual collection BBVA publishes as part of its OpenMind initiative. On this occasion, 20 international experts reflected on the immense opportunities so-called “exponential technologies” offer humanity, but also the associated risks and unknowns.
On Wednesday, former black hat hacker turned security consultant Kevin Mitnick headlined BBVA Compass' Bright Perspectives event held in Jacksonville, leading the minds of Northeast Florida clients on dynamic business technology topics such as cybersecurity.
BBVA today became an official member of Hyperledger, an open-source collaborative effort to advance the use of blockchain in different economic and corporate sectors. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, this international initiative brings together a large group of companies working in finance, technology, manufacturing and the Internet of Things. By joining Hyperledger, BBVA also became a member of The Linux Foundation.
Are banks too big to innovate? This is a common question asked in the fintech world and one that was discussed at Citi’s Annual Digital Money Symposium in London this week. BBVA has some experience with this so it joined the discussion and shared some insights.
David Puente has been the Business Development Director at BBVA Spain since 2012. The division he leads is a fundamental component of propelling the bank’s business and digital transformation in terms of defining distribution models and multichannel processes, as well as the development of channels and digital products and services.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced the creation of a High Level Advisory Group on fintech to explore the economic and regulatory implications from developments in financial technology.
BBVA today announces the launch of the ninth edition of its Open Talent fintech competition – which this year has grown significantly to offer even more people the chance to work with a world-leading digital business.