29 Mar 2023
BBVA launches the Global Trade Finance portal to foster companies’ international expansion
On this portal, import export companies can access the wide range of solutions that BBVA offers them, such as the international commerce sections from the different local BBVA websites around the world, which help them to streamline these operations. Global Trade Finance also gives the companies access to specialized information that supports them in their international transactions, such as customs paperwork or tenders, with updated data from more than 170 countries.
13 Feb 2023
BBVA is giving a boost to its Pivot Commercial Cards platform by adding support for Mastercard cards expense management. This platform allows greater control over the use of corporate cards by simplifying the review and authorisation processes for expenses. It already manages daily purchases for more than 85,000 employees of client companies using BBVA's corporate cards across eight countries.
12 Jul 2022
BBVA recently presented BBVA Spark, its full financial services proposition for innovative, high growth companies in their different stages of growth. Spark provides these companies with all their financial needs within the same place, and gives them access to sophisticated financing products, such as venture debt and growth loans. To do so, BBVA Spark will offer them a unique relationship management model with a team of experts who speak their language.
26 Jul 2021
BBVA has been named the world´s best bank for corporate clients for the second time by Global Finance magazine in its annual awards. Awards that have become a trusted standard of excellence for the financial industry.
13 Jul 2021
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and BBVA have further strengthened their relationship and signed an agreement to support large Spanish companies and mid-caps affected by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. To this end, the EIB will grant a guarantee of up to €400 million to BBVA, enabling the Spanish bank to mobilise more than €1.015 billion in the real economy via loans.
28 Jun 2021
BBVA experts recommend that SMEs should digitize, become more technified, and increase their training to adapt to the new times in order to get onboard the sustainability train and make progress in their recovery.
11 Jun 2021
BBVA and Minsait simplify the process for applying for Next Generation EU funds for companies, SMEs and the self-employed in Spain
With a view to helping companies, SMEs and the self-employed obtain fast and simple access to public aid, in particular those associated with the Next Generation EU funds, BBVA has reached an agreement with Minsait, an Indra company, to develop a service that helps to identify and manage the subsidies its customers can apply for in Spain. Customers interested in applying must simply inform their BBVA manager of the type of initiative they are looking to start and Minsait will provide them with details of the possible solution, completely online in the coming months, which will simply the process for handling and monitoring their request.
03 Jun 2021
BBVA adheres to the Code of Good Practices to support companies and the self-employed
BBVA voluntarily adhered to the Code of Good Practices approved by the Government on May 11 for customers benefiting from government-backed financing as of March 17, 2020. BBVA is firmly committed to companies and the self-employed, as it has shown during the crisis. By adhering to the Code, BBVA reinforces its commitment to this segment, one of the country's key economic drivers.
17 Mar 2021
While society continues to adapt to the new reality post the pandemic´s outbreak, the workplace has begun to glimpse the guidelines that will mark our new ways of working. Confinement and movement restrictions have made teleworking a valid solution in many sectors and its managers are now studying how to extract the lessons learned and incorporate them into hybrid work models. It's something that will bring on the need to adapt to different work roles, work dynamics and new ways of leading.
10 Feb 2021
Greenwich Associates announced today its Greenwich Excellence Awards, a series of honors that recognizes top 2020 performers in the banking industry in a variety of topics, highlighting BBVA USA in a plethora of categories.
04 Feb 2021
For the third time in as many years, Global Finance magazine lauds BBVA USA’s treasury and cash management services
In a hat trick, BBVA USA has been named the Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in the Southwest Region by Global Finance magazine for the third time in a row.
30 Nov 2020
Greenwich Associates has once again recognized BBVA USA, this time commending its customer experience in two major banking categories in its 2020 Greenwich CX Leaders list announced last week.
05 Nov 2020
BBVA strengthens its solutions for small and medium sized enterprises across its footprint, thanks to a strategy that prioritizes the relationship model, product distribution and the use of technology as a competitive advantage. BBVA was recently recognized as the best global bank for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) at the 2020 SME Finance Forum Awards.
18 Mar 2020
BBVA's Turkish unit has launched the latest round of its Garanti BBVA Partners Acceleration Program, an initiative that seeks to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and support local small business people.
09 Mar 2020
BBVA selects WPP as its media investment agency and Accenture Interactive to support its digital sales operations
Following a selection process that began last November and involved large international firms in advertising communication, BBVA has awarded tenders for media management and the digital ecosystem to WPP Group and Accenture Interactive, respectively.
09 Dec 2019
BBVA Momentum winner Laura Hertz, founder of Gifts for Good, continues to do well by doing good. The social entrepreneur was recognized by Forbes magazine in its list of 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs for 2020.
26 Nov 2019
Economics, businesses and finance
''It’s really fast and easy for businesses to become BBVA clients''
Oscar Vélez de Mendizábal (Victoria, 1972), is the head of BBVA Spain's business transformation factory. He’s previously held different positions in the business, institution and corporate areas of the Southern Territorial Division.
07 Nov 2019
Denver-based Vita Inclinata Technologies wins $50,000 grand prize in BBVA Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest finale in Phoenix
Denver-based Vita Inclinata Technologies has been named the overall winner of BBVA’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest, winning the $50,000 grand prize over other geographic winners from previous regional rounds. The company is focused on delivering the first agnostic, autonomous suspended load stability system for both earth and space applications.
11 Oct 2019
BBVA Group executive chairman Carlos Torres Vila, CEO Onur Genç, and the Country Manager of BBVA Spain, Cristina de Parias met on Friday with the bank’s management team in Catalonia to discuss the challenges and opportunities this territory offers. More than 60 percent of Catalan companies are BBVA clients. The bank will continue putting the focus on connecting with its clients and customers.
09 Oct 2019
This type of cyberattack –targeted at companies' employees – has been increasing steadily during the last year. The ‘CEO fraud’ can affect any type of company, from small family businesses to large multinationals and it is essential to understand how it works in order protect companies from it.
07 Oct 2019
Entrepreneurship & Startups
MoodMe wins $10,000 from Launchpad Sweepstakes contest, courtesy of BBVA and Houston Dynamo
The Houston Dynamo and BBVA USA have announced MoodMe as the winner of its annual Launchpad Sweepstakes contest, giving the Houston-area startup $10,000 to enhance its operation.
03 Oct 2019
Entrepreneurship & Startups
Vita Inclinata Technologies wins BBVA Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest in Denver, eligible for $50,000 grand prize
Vita Inclinata Technologies has been named the winner of BBVA’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest in Denver, winning $10,000 towards enhancing their operations. The company is focused on delivering the first agnostic, autonomous suspended load stability system for both earth and space applications.
16 Sep 2019
‘Global Finance’ names BBVA best digital bank in Spain for corporate and institutional clients
BBVA has been selected best digital bank in Spain for corporate and institutional clients according to the trade publication, ‘Global Finance.’ Each year, the monthly magazine recognizes the best financial institutions around the world. Founded in 1987 and with a circulation reaching more than 160 countries, ‘Global Finance’ is an established and trusted standard of excellence. The magazine also recognized BBVA this year as the world’s best corporate bank and the most innovative digital consumer bank in Latin America.
13 Sep 2019
Entrepreneurship & Startups
Small Business Profile: "I started with just a bucket full of nuts and bolts..."
Jim Newell, unlike most of the US population, has had what some may call his fifteen minutes of fame. It came as a drummer in a renowned KISS tribute band Larger Than Life - makeup and costumes and all.
11 Sep 2019
Global Finance has crowned BBVA as the world’s best bank for corporate clients in this year’s edition of its flagship Best Global Banks awards. Thus, the prestigious publication recognizes the excellence of the product and service portfolio that the bank offers to small, medium and large business through its different business units.
29 Aug 2019
Birmingham startup Conserv chosen as winner of Launchpad Contest from BBVA USA and Birmingham Legion FC
BBVA USA and Birmingham Legion FC have announced Conserv as the winner of the 2019 Launchpad contest, awarding the tech startup $2,500, among other prizes.
13 Aug 2019
Garanti BBVA Partners, an initiative launched by Garanti BBVA to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem, has announced its new activities and participants. The initiative champions the transformation of innovative ideas into sustainable enterprises and provides concrete support to this end.
08 Aug 2019
They’re everywhere. Whether it be gold arches, burger royalty, donuts that dunk or fried chicken from Kentucky, fast food restaurant franchises are everywhere in the United States.
16 Jul 2019
BBVA USA is taking its small business-focused initiative to the Rocky Mountains, announcing today the beginning of its Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest in the Denver area.
- Contest: The initiative with The Business Journals was first held in four markets in the first part of the year.
- Criteria: Businesses with innovative services, products, or business model submit their entry for a chance to be selected as finalists and pitch to a panel of judges.
- Prize: The winning business will be awarded $10,000 and an opportunity to compete for $50,000 at the final event in Phoenix against previous winners in other markets.
20 Jun 2019
BBVA USA launched its real time ARP and PositivePay products last year in a milestone that was both ground-breaking and game-changing.