Mario Alexander Acuña of BBVA Colombia likes to keep things simple, so much so that he made a series of recommendations to improve the Risk Committee. Little did he know that he would be put in charge of leading a key digitization process.
Simple, the US-based technology company that’s changing the way people bank, today announced the beta of Simple Shared - an account for people with shared financial goals. Open for waitlist registration here , Simple Shared allows two people - whether romantically involved, good friends or just backpacking buddies - to use Simple’s unique features like Safe-to-Spend and Goals to help them reach their dreams.
BBVA, in a sharp acceleration of its shift to a digital-first mindset, is creating a hub in Dallas and stocking it with 60 experts in data analytics, software engineering, and user experience and design, all of which are rapidly changing the banking industry and its customers’ expectations.
Expectation is building among the 17 shortlisted Latin American candidates that will be pitching their projects during the BBVA Open Talent Latam 2016 final. Today, Monday, they will be working long and hard on fine tuning their project presentations, with help from BBVA experts. The winners will be announced tomorrow, Tuesday..
Derek White, Global Head of Customer Solutions for BBVA, presided over the European final of the 2016 Open Talent competition. He took advantage of his time in London to analyze the challenges banks are facing and the role of the fintech ecosystem in financial services.
BBVA Open Talent 2016 landed today in the British capital to announce the winners of its European final, in a special event that will take place tomorrow Wednesday as part of Next Money London, the world’s leading fintech conversation.