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Spanish Multinational Banking Group BBVA Reveals How it Increased Digital Sales in Spain

Madrid-based Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), a multinational Spanish banking group with $827 billion in total assets, recently revealed its successful third quarter results. BBVA, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, noted in a blog post on November 11 that its digital sales statistics… Read More

Prosper Partners with BBVA on New HELOC Product

Prosper Marketplace, a leading marketplace lending platform, has launched a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) product in partnership with BBVA. According to a blog post, the HELOC is currently available in Texas, Florida, Arizona and Alabama. Prosper said the two companies are bringing together… Read More

BBVA Introduces End-to-End Digital Onboarding for the Bank’s Business Clients

Over 650,000 companies can register to become BBVA Spain customers, via an online process that reportedly takes a few minutes to complete.  BBVA has been offering various online enrollment options for private clients. The institution is the first bank in Spain to launch an online… Read More

BBVA Announces Investment in Spanish Fintech Startup PrivacyCloud

BBVA announced on Tuesday it led the first funding round of PrivacyCloud, a Spanish startup developing a series of tools to allow users to control how their data are used by businesses to create commercial or marketing offers. La Sexta Opción, an investment vehicle promoted and… Read More

BBVA USA Collaborates With Univfy For Express Healthcare Loan Program

Univfy, an AI platform company that has a mission is to improve fertility patients’ experience and access to in vitro fertilization (IVF), announced on Monday it has formed a collaboration with BBVA USA, the US subsidiary of global financial institution BBVA, to offer a finance program… Read More

Report: 5G Technology Will Significantly Impact Banking and Smart City Development

5G (fifth generation cellular network technology) is expected to significantly improve several key sectors of society. The newly developed 5G tech offers 10 times faster speeds compared to 4G networks.  5G also enables higher network connection density in terms of the number of online devices… Read More

BBVA Announces €1 Billion Senior Non-Preferred Bond Issue

BBVA announced on Tuesday its third senior non-preferred bond of 2019 in the wholesale market. The banking group reported that the €1 billion 5-year maturity bond was priced at mid swap plus 95/100 basis points. BBVA also revealed that the issue is part of its… Read More

BBVA to Offer Digital Customer Onboarding For All Operation Territory By the end of 2019

BBVA announced on Tuesday it is set to offer digital customer onboarding everywhere it operates by the end of this year. According to the banking group, this digital onboarding process is based on biometric identification technologies, which is already available in Spain, will now reach other… Read More

BBVA Announces First 2019 Open Talent Finalists

BBVA announced on Tuesday the first set of finalists in the eleventh edition of BBVA Open Talent, which BBVA claims is the world’s biggest fintech competition. According to the banking group, more than 800 start-ups from across the globe have entered this latest edition of… Read More

BBVA Partners With Uber to Launch Third Party Banking Product in Mexico

BBVA announced on Tuesday, in partnership with Uber, that it is launching what it claims to be the first banking product in Mexico that operates in a third-party app. BBVA reported that through the Uber application, Uber’s driver and delivery partners may quickly and easily… Read More

BBVA Announces New Fintech Accelerator Program

BBVA announced on Thursday the launch of its new accelerator program that is designed to “foster” success among the fintech startup ecosystem. The program, called BBVA Open Innovation Accelerator Program, aims to give startups a helping hand for success. “Over the course of nine-months, those… Read More

BBVA Partners With Dufry Launches First WeChat Facilities in Spain at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport

BBVA announced on Monday it has teamed up with Dufry to launched the first WeChat Pay facilities in Spain in travel retail operator’s World Duty Free stores at the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport. According to BBVA, the move is a “hugely significant shift” within the… Read More

BBVA Closes Blockchain-Powered Sustainable Schuldschein Loan For Madrid Government

BBVA announced on Wednesday it closed a blockchain-powered sustainable “Schuldschein” loan for the Madrid Government. BBVA reported that the deal, which is structured as per the German debt instrument, is worth a total of €220 million and will be allocated to sustainable projects. BBVA revealed:… Read More

BBVA Issues Blockchain-Supported Structured Green Bond For MAPFRE

BBVA announced on Tuesday it has issued its first blockchain-supported structured green bond for MAPFRE. According to BBVA, the bond is a private placement in which MAPFRE invested €35 million six-year term bond linked to the evolution of the five-year euro swap rate. It was revealed: “With this bond… Read More

BBVA-Backed Fintech Investment Fund Propel Venture Partners Invests in Investment App Groww

BBVA announced on Friday its backed fintech investment fund Propel Venture Partners took part in the $6.2m Series A funding round of Groww, an India-based investment mobile app. Founded in 2017, Grow uses technology and expert financial knowledge to help make mobile investing simple and rewarding for users. The app’s mission… Read More

BBVA’s Investment Arm Propel Venture Partners Led Funding Round For Invisible Payments Business Grabango

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BBVA announced on Tuesday its investment arm Propel Venture Partners led the latest funding round for invisible payments firm, Grabango. Founded in 2016, Grabango describes itself as a “leading” provider of checkout free shopper technology for existing stores. The company claims its solution is the only… Read More

Juncker Plan: €360 Million Investment for Spanish SMEs will Use Hyperledger Blockchain Tech

The European Commission (EC) recently announced a European investment plan designed to boost access to capital to Spanish SMEs and “midcap investment projects.” The plan is for the European Investment Bank Group and BBVA to provide €360 million for these smaller businesses. A €60 million “synthetic… Read More

BBVA & EIB Group Sign Synthetic Securitization in Blockchain of €1 Billion

BBVA and the European Investment Bank Group (EIB) announced on Thursday they have signed a synthetic securitization of €1 billion. According to the duo, this agreement is an innovative financing operation and it is claimed the first synthetic securitization to be supported by blockchain technology in the European Union (EU)… Read More

BBVA Forms New Partnership With Anthemis to Create Venture Studio in London

BBVA announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with fintech venture investor and builder Anthemis Group (Anthemis) to build a venture creation studio in London. According to BBVA, this new studio will create value by deploying capital and resources to building businesses that address untapped user… Read More

BBVA Debuts BaaS platform in the U.S.

BBVA announced on Tuesday it is now offering a full suite of Banking as a Service (BaaS) products in the U.S. through its BBVA Open Platform program. BBVA reported that its Open Platform initiative enables third parties to easily integrate payments and complementary banking services… Read More

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