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.
Under the media’s radar and away from the latest trends, the industry keeps making headway in its road to digitization. Much is being said about the importance of connecting all machines, the Internet of Things, but transformations will be far reaching and of all kinds.
Alibaba’s payments arm is playing a key role in the company’s success. But Ant Financial is much more than just that: it is the biggest fintech in the world. The company recently achieved a market valuation that more than doubles Airbnb’s value and is almost on par with Uber’s capitalization.