Teppo Paavola greets the winners
BBVA’s head of New Digital Businesses greeted the six Open Talent winners, at the start of their first day of the Immersion Week
Madrid Innovation Center
The winners of BBVA Open Talent 2016 visiting the Innovation Center in Madrid, where they were introduced to the team, and had the opportunity to exchange ideas with its members.
Arrival at Ciudad BBVA
Many of the meetings that the startups held during week with bank experts took place at Ciudad BBVA.
The Immersion Week’s main purpose is to provide an opportunity for the companies to explain their business models and gather feedback from BBVA experts.
For Armando Kuroda, CEO of Mexican startup Kobra, the week was being quite productive. “I’m happy I was able to meet the different teams and their profiles”.
BBVA Data & Analytics
One of the highlights of the program was the visit to BBVA Data & Analytics, the bank’s data analytics excellence center.
New ways of working
The startups were introduced to the head of Business Development in Spain, David Puente, who discussed with them some of the projects on which they are working in this area.
Derek White, global head of Customer Solutions at BBVA, collaborated with the startups and shared some insights about the best way to develop their businesses in the future.
Carlos Torres Vila congratulates the winners
The six awardees got together with BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila and Derek White, Global Head of customer Solutions. During their meeting, the startups were able to showcase the relevance, talent and value of their proposals.
Keep up the good work!
Torres Vila emphasized the importance of initiatives such as Open Talent, that year after year discover companies with huge potential.