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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

BBVA Launches New Match-Making Services For Fintech Startups

BBVA announced last week the launch of its new match-making platform that’s specifically for fintech startups. Through the network, startups are now able to get in touch indirectly with the bank’s business units and offer technical solutions. “In an increasing competitive market, both the startup… Read More

BBVA Now Providing Customers With Greater Banking Security Options Through Mobile App

BBVA announced on Thursday it is now offering customers with greater banking security options through its mobile app. BBVA reported it is allowing customers to manage security levels on their smartphones from a single point in the app. According to BBVA, users can now configure the… Read More

BBVA Update: Apple Pay is Now Available for Customers in Spain

BBVA announced on Wednesday that Apple Pay is now officially available for customers in Spain. According to BBVA, Apple Pay is aiming to transform mobile payments with a secure and private way to pay.  According to BBVA,  customers just need to use a credit or debit… Read More

BBVA Announces Finalists For Open Talent Fintech Competition

BBVA has announced the finalists of Open Talent, the world’s biggest fintech competition. As previously reported, BBVA revealed that this year’s competition is looking for “the best and brightest” ideas that will shape the future of financial services, with three prizes available.  “The competition looks for the… Read More

Brief: BBVA Opts for Fintonic Loans Platform

Fintonic, a money management and savings app operating in Spain and Chile, now counts BBVA as a partner. BBVA has signed up to be part of the Fintonic loans platform. Since launching six years ago with more than 760,000 aggregated bank accounts signed on, Fintonic… Read More

BBVA Announces Completion of £85.4 Million Investment in UK-Based Atom Bank

On Friday, BBVA announced it has completed the £85.4 million investment into Atom, which was announced in March of this year. According to the firm, With this transaction, it increases its stake in UK’s first bank built exclusively for smartphone or tablet to 39%. Atom also secured capital… Read More

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