BBVA has acquired Spanish big data and cloud computing startup Madiva Soluciones as part of its strategy to buy up companies that are developing new technologies and disruptive business models.
There is a widening gap between Americans' digital expectations and what their banks are delivering, but firms that act to shape their use of technology to deliver personalised services could significantly boost their profits, research from Cisco suggests.
BBVA’s Data Processing Center (DPC) in Tres Cantos (Madrid) has been awarded the Tier IV Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability from the Uptime Institute. This is its highest rating in operational sustainability, which makes BBVA the first bank with such advanced installations in Europe.
BBVA Compass has opened up its technology platform to Dwolla, enabling customers to make real-time payments through the Iowa startup's payments network.
BBVA is to share a EUR60,000 pot with developers who can augment bank API data from card transactions in Mexico with external resources to create innovative new financial applications.
Supply chain finance outfit Taulia has scored another $13 million in series d funding from BBVA Ventures and Singapore's Economic Development Board.
Spain's BBVA is to invest $1.2 billion on technology projects in South America over the next two years as it looks to grow the number of customers using digital and mobile channels to access the bank.
Having proved itself a hit in Spain, the BBVA HCE-based mobile payments app is set to be launched in the US, Mexico and Chile by the end of the year.
Spanish bank BBVA has named the 20 finalists for the European leg of its startup competition, whittling down the chosen few from more than 400 entrants.
BBVA Compass and Zenmonics Inc . today announced an agreement to design and test a tablet-based app for the bank's sales force, giving them the ability to meet clients' needs from virtually anywhere.
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