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Breaking Banks: New York Fintech Week 2016 [AUDIO]

by September 9, 2016 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

New York was rocking the fintech this week, from Next Money and BBVA Open Talent to Finovate Fall. Tune in to Brett King and company below to hear the fintech insider perspective.

Fintech Startups Haven’t Given Up on Blockchain

Fintech Startups Haven’t Given Up on Blockchain

by September 7, 2016 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

The morning session at BBVA Open Talent Challenge was all about artificial intelligence. The afternoon session brought on the blockchain. From these sessions, two winners were chosen that will have the chance to engage with a global bank — perhaps the ultimate prize for a fintech startup today. The challenge was partRead More

Application Period Opens for Second INV Fintech Accelerator Class

Application Period Opens for Second INV Fintech Accelerator Class

by August 15, 2016 at 12:42 pm 1 comment

Calling all fintech startups — today marks the opening of the application period for the second class of INV Fintech, a global accelerator operated by Bank Innovation and Fiserv. Interested startups can apply here. The application period will close Friday, September 9. INV, which launched in January, is the firstRead More

BBVA Builds Out Private Cloud Services with Red Hat Deal

BBVA Builds Out Private Cloud Services with Red Hat Deal

by May 25, 2016 at 12:49 pm 1 comment

BBVA has its head in the cloud. Through a partnership with Red Hat, announced today, the global bank has designed and deployed an automated cloud based on Red Hat’s OpenStack Platform. The new cloud will allow the bank to have a “highly scalable” infrastructure to support faster digital services and applicationsRead More

5 Best New Financial Apps 2016

5 Best New Financial Apps 2016

by May 9, 2016 at 7:24 am 3 comments

We can all agree Credit Karma, Chase Mobile, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and PayPal aren’t leaving the Top Ten on App Annie anytime soon. But ratings and rankings aren’t everything — there’s also the cool factor. How easy is the app to use? Does it makes us feel good (evenRead More

Holvi Adds Long-Promised Business MasterCard — But Where’s BBVA?

Holvi Adds Long-Promised Business MasterCard — But Where’s BBVA?

by April 22, 2016 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Finnish banking service Holvi announced in March it was joining the Spanish megabank BBVA, which also acquired Simple, but its digital presence makes no mention of it. Nor was BBVA mentioned in the announcement of Holvi’s long-awaited MasterCard for businesses. The card, which will become available April 26, was first discussed aboutRead More

BBVA Launches Alpha Version of API Marketplace

BBVA Launches Alpha Version of API Marketplace

by March 21, 2016 at 3:58 pm 4 comments

Banks need APIs and app ecosystems, right? That’s what services such as Yodlee and Open Bank Project have been arguing for years, but precious few banks have traveled that road. One that has is Silicon Valley Bank, which bought the banking API startup Standard Treasury last year. BBVA became anotherRead More

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USAA Takes the Bitcoin Baton from Microsoft

by March 17, 2016 at 9:07 am 0 comments

A lot has happened in the bitcoin multiverse this week, some seemingly positive for the embattled cryptocurrency, some decidedly negative. Starting with Microsoft dropping online bitcoin support for obscure, possibly bureaucratic reasons to the same announcement’s heavy backlash from disgruntled users wondering what in the computerized world is the ostensible motivationRead More

How BBVA ‘Advocates’ Internally for Early Stage FinTech Startups

by March 11, 2016 at 7:19 am 0 comments

It is one thing to talk the talk of working with fintech startups. It is a whole other thing to walk the walk. But exactly how does BBVA walk the walk with the fintech startups it works with? The Spanish bank has several POCs under way, and its OpenTalent startupRead More

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Echoes of Simple Deal Found in BBVA’s Acquisition of Holvi

by March 7, 2016 at 11:28 am 1 comment

One digital banking tech stack seems to not fit all at BBVA. That’s seems to be at least one of the strategies in play in BBVA’s decision today to acquire Finnish banking startup Holvi. Terms of the acquisition were not released. Holvi is among a group of startups working toRead More