A fintech project that awards customer loyalty and commitment won the challenge set by BBVA Bancomer for Mexican entrepreneurs.
One of the areas in which the Design Thinking method has been applied to the greatest extent is in education, by encouraging changes in the learning process, in which the prototype, and not the result, becomes the protagonist.
A commitment to easy banking and technology has made BBVA a global example in financial inclusion. The BBVA Group has signed a strategic accord with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), becoming the newest partner of the AFI Public-Private Dialogue Platform.
The BBVA International datathon InnovaChallenge MX, in which 378 developers from 36 different countries participated, has drawn to a close. The quality of the work submitted has surpassed the expectations of the panel that judged more than 50 new proposals on how to make use of BBVA’s data.
Source and GridMarkets have won the 2014 North America and Rest of World BBVA Open Talent Awards in the respective categories of New Banking and Digital Life. The winning prize for both startups will be a contract worth 30,000 euros with BBVA to test their respective products or services. Mexico and the United States were the protagonists in this year’s contest, which included participants from as far afield as India, South Africa, Russia or Singapore.
BBVA has received the GAwards for its BBVA Game gamification platform, which won in the “Best Use of Engagement Techniques in Consumer Facing Applications” category. Companies like the NFL, MTV, Matel, Kraft or Ask.com also competed in this category.
A given technology is not democratized until it is fully organically incorporated within our way of life. Actions taken by major corporations can also be symptomatic of how mature a certain technology is. This article examines a range of IoT initiatives, seeking to identify the status quo of the Internet of Things and thus build an understanding of just how long we will have to wait until the IoT is “humanized”.