Researchers, businesses, and innovators around the world are putting technology to work to alleviate the effects of the global health crisis. From applications that collect data to track the spread of the virus to 3D printed ventilators for hospitals: these are some of the various technology projects rising to the occasion in the fight against coronavirus.
Propel Venture Partners, the independent venture capital fund backed by BBVA, is celebrating its fourth anniversary of business this year. In this interview, Propel Partner Jay Reinemann, explains in the entity's journey in these years and what are its next challenges. “The fintech sector is only going to expand and innovate faster and faster,” says Reinemann. “It’s a great time to be working in this industry.”
BBVA’s Open Innovation unit is charged with ensuring the bank stays up to date with the latest fintech disruption happening anywhere in the world.
Smart crops, bacteria-detecting knives, and waste-reducing supply chains: These are some of the futurist scenarios that could become a reality if IBM’s predictions prove to be correct. As part of the bank’s Ninja Project — a program to cultivate BBVA’s internal digital talent and culture — IBM was invited to share its predictions with the bank’s employees.
A new survey by BBVA owned SME digital banking specialist Holvi has shown how nearly half of the UK big business workforce would like to set up their own company, but fears around financial management and redtape are stopping them.
Growth, particularly profitable growth, is the lifeblood of long lasting - and more often than not - the most innovative companies.
According to UN projections, by 2050 more than 9.7 billion people will inhabit Earth with 68 percent living in urban areas. Of this 9.7 billion, the World Bank. estimates that 4.4 billion will live in Africa and 4.9 billion in Asia.
Voice is already the gateway to many services and applications that have become an integral part of our daily lives. The level of intuitiveness and user-friendliness enabled by voice-based interfaces place them heads and shoulders above other options when it comes to interacting in a seamless way with our devices. From a biometrics standpoint, voice offers additional benefits.
This week, the BBVA Mind Bank podcast features a special one-off interview between two people who firmly believe artificial intelligence has the potential to change the world for the better.