Sunny optimism faced off with hard-nosed pragmatism during an early Sibos session on blockchain in the cash and securities settlement space, as ConsenSys rep Monica Singer tried desperately to win over cynical bankers.
Leveraging distributed ledger technology and cloud services, BBVA and BBVA Bancomer are piloting an FX matching application developed by Calypso Technology, a leading provider of cloud-based cross-asset trading software solutions for the financial markets, and enterprise software firm R3.
Sending money to friends and family in Mexico just got faster, more convenient, and a lot more personal.
BBVA now has more than 15m mobile active customers across its global footprint, as its digital strategy continues to prove a success.
BBVA is using commercial card data to redraw the maps of urban areas based on the purchasing patterns and movements of consumers as they criss-cross the city landscape.
BBVA's mobile banking strategy is picking up pace, with the bank predicting that virtually its entire portfolio of Spanish banking products will be available as an app-based service by year-end.
Spain's BBVA has added a diagnostics tool to its app that gives customers a picture of their financial health and then offers a made-to-measure plan for improving it.
BBVA has today named B2BPay as the winner of its Open Talent Global Fintech for Companies competition.
Joshua Reich, the CEO of US digital neo-bank Simple is pledging to return the business to its roots, having spent the past few years "acting like a bank instead of a technology company".
Blockchain: the fever of the ICOs must be brought down. This form of funding, which allows small business to reach millions via blockchain and cryptocurrencies, is facing a dangerous bubble driven by speculation.
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