There are currently 197 unicorn companies in the world, with 24 new additions so far this year. Fintech, smart building, cybersecurity, messaging… the new arrivals come from a wide range of sectors. Among the veterans, Uber is leading the way with a valuation of $68 billion.
One of the characteristics that distinguishes blockchain is it immutability. But many people wonder if this is actually true. Is blockchain really an unchangeable record of data? Óscar Lage explains in this new chapter of #BlockchainRevolution how this technology works so that it cannot be maliciously modified.
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.
The European Commission (EC) plans to begin to define policies and measures to drive innovation in the financial services area and prepare for the ultimate launch of new FinTech services throughout the European Union. For this purpose, it conducted a public consultation in which BBVA participated, laying out its vision and making proposals for a framework that will allow all players to compete fairly.
A Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) bot is already answering 60% of the basic questions that in the past had to be addressed by humans.
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.
BBVA Compass just made becoming a customer easier with the latest release of its award-winning mobile banking app.