The BBVA Group is particularly interested in solutions that They strive to revolutionize banking and projects that enable customers to get the most out of their money and data. In open talent There is room for business ideas that will help financial decision making and ultimately reduce the stress caused by money management.

BBVA also wants to identify those solutions that improve business efficiency and allow them to work in completely innovative ways.

Through Open Talent, BBVA intends to encourage and support them banking disruption and to ensure that technology remains the major catalyst in an ecosystem where the boundaries between economic sectors are increasingly blurred. It is also an area where the customer experience (UX) remains the key to success and technology adoption.

Open Talent offers various support mechanisms startup growth Participants, utilizing the experience and knowledge gained through interaction with the thousands of companies that have participated in the nine previous editions of the competition.

Three prizes, endless possibilities

This year, Open Talent offers a total 150,000 euros in prize money among the three winners. Additionally, dozens of finalists will have the opportunity to participate in a week of BBVA immersion during the

Also the winners (PoC, for its English acronym) with the bank, an opportunity for which the best ideas identified during the project registration and submission process are also eligible.

BBVA will also seek alliances with the best start-ups to help them gain experience and knowledge and advise them on this Find investors and customersthree key needs that the sector has fintech especially appreciated when it comes to getting support for their projects.

In this tenth edition, the competition will be structured around three main prizes:

  • Fintech for the future: the project most likely to transform or disrupt the banking sector over the next decade.

A prize money of 50,000 euros, a BBVA Immersion WeekAttendance at a major, world-renowned financial conference, direct access to develop a proof of concept with BBVA, and a seat on the BBVA Open Innovation Global Summittake place in Madrid.

  • Fintech for people: the project with the greatest potential to improve the customer experience (UX) in banking and positively impact the way people manage their money and data.

A prize of 50,000 euros, a week of immersion in BBVA, participation in an important world-renowned financial conference, direct access to develop a proof of concept with BBVA and a place at the BBVA Open Innovation Global Summit, which will be held in Madrid.

  • Fintech for companies: the project with the greatest potential to change the way companies manage the financial aspect and data in their operations.

A prize of 50,000 euros, a week of immersion in BBVA, participation in an important world-renowned financial conference, direct access to develop a proof of concept with BBVA and a place at the BBVA Open Innovation Global Summit, which will be held in Madrid.

BBVA will also offer the best solutions fintech of the 11 countries where the possibility of participation in the Immersion week in Madrid and in the BBVA Open Innovation Global Summitwhich will bring together the most important influencers of the world fintechInvestors and potential partners in the capital, Madrid.

On the other hand, BBVA will seek alliances throughout the year with companies that can respond to the group’s specific challenges, in areas such as artificial intelligence, DLT Technologies, underwriting, consumer credit or asset management, among others.

This year, BBVA has already signed an agreement with a startup participating in previous editions that will sell its home insurance solution through the BBVA Seguros platform in Argentina.

You can get more information and register for BBVA Open Talent 2018 here.