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BBVA is a venture capital and investment firm that provides financial security investment services

BBVA is a venture capital and investment firm that provides financial security investment services. The firm was founded in 1968 in Panama City, Panama, Panama, and operates in both Central and Latin Americas. The firm is in banking and financial services industries.

The firm is interested in investing in companies that offer real estate services, and businesses that provide privacy between customers and businesses. The firm has invested in the companies StepLadder and PrivacyCloud during Seed rounds.

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August 31, 2021
Global Finance recognizes BBVA with two awards for best corporate digital banking in Europe.
February 23, 2021
BBVA and Google Cloud announces a new strategic partnership to transform the bank's security strategy by optimizing and improving its security infrastructure.
June 11, 2020
BBVA announces that its entire branch network in Spain is now operational after the bank reopened the last of the branches that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 2020
BBVA doubles down on its efforts to support society's fight against the pandemic by making an initial donation of €25 million.

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August 31, 2021
WebWire
Global Finance magazine, a publication specializing in financial markets and investment banking, underscored the key role that digital channels have played in the context of the pandemic, where remote banking alternatives have proven more important than ever. "Banks were forced to address this dramatic shift and those that were able to rise to the challenge more successfully have been recognized as the best digital banks of 2021," said Joseph Giarraputo, publisher and editor of Global Fina...
Karl Flinders
August 10, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
UK financial services regulator the Financial Conduct Authority considers legislation that could block some bank branch closures to ensure citizens have easy access to cash
Omar Faridi
July 29, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
New cross-border payments service introduced by SWIFT, called SWIFT Go, for carrying out low-value transfers globally.
July 2, 2021
WebWire
BBVA placed €1.04 billion through two social bonds in 2020, the funds of which were mainly used to help micro- and small companies through ICO-guaranteed loans, in the case of Spain. In total, 15,175 companies with a total of 207,628 employees have benefited. This is shown in the 'BBVA 2020 green and social bond report'. The report highlights that, since the 2018 publication of the framework for issuing bonds linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the emission of more than 2....
Omar Faridi
June 22, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
ALPIMA, an SaaS paatform for investment management, product design chosen by BBVA for scaling quantitative investment solutions.
Karl Flinders
June 9, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
Spanish bank is the latest to announce swingeing branch and job cuts amid increased digital competition
Jacob Kastrenakes
May 9, 2021
The Verge
BBVA shut down Simple bank and was supposed to transition users to its own accounts. But Simple customers were unable to log in due to constant errors.
Samantha Hurst
April 28, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ BBVA: All Cards Will Be Made Of Recycled Materials By 2023. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
April 22, 2021
The Economic Times
"BBVA wants to lay off 3,800 people. These redundancies would affect 16 percent of the workforce, 3,000 in the branch network and another 800 in the bank's central services," the CCOO Workers' Union said in a statement.
Samantha Hurst
April 12, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ BBVA Launches Sustainable Alternative for Products In Spain. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
Omar Faridi
April 9, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
UK based mobile banking provider Atom Bank secures £40 million via round led by BBVA, Toscafund Asset Management.
Eric Ravenscraft
March 28, 2021
Wired
Now that the pioneering online bank is merging with BBVA, you might be in the market for something new. These are the closest, easiest alternatives.
March 1, 2021
WebWire
Global Finance recognized BBVA as the world's best investment bank for sustainable finance at the latest edition of its awards 'Best Investment Bank Awards 2021'. A global recognition that joins the bank's other awards for the best equity bank in Western Europe and the best investment bank in Argentina, Spain and Turkey. Once again, BBVA stood out at the 22nd edition of the Global Finance Best Investment Bank Awards, where the prestigious U.S. magazine specializing in financial markets r...
February 25, 2021
WebWire
BBVA began, just a few months ago, to deploy evidence of what will be its first commercial service for the purchase and sale and custody of digital assets, including cryptocurrency. The new service, offered through BBVA Switzerland, is designed to allow customers to manage cryptocurrency transactions and make deposits with digital assets, such as Bitcoin, and it marks a substantial step forward for the integration of digital currency into traditional banking channels. Jason Simon, a FinT...
Google Cloud
February 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- BBVA and Google Cloud today announced a new strategic partnership to transform the bank's security strategy by optimizing and improving its...
BBVA USA
February 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- BBVA USA recently announced the formation of its third Business Resource Group (BRG), this one in support of Black and African-American...
January 15, 2021
WebWire
BBVA's CEO was interviewed by a university publication where he did his MBA, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.). Onur Genç shares his view of leadership and the importance of teamwork. "In my view, there are three main aspects that define good leaders: entrepreneurship, empowerment and accountability," he says. As the CEO of one of the largest banks, Onur Genç is very familiar with leadership. In this interview published several weeks ago, he stresses that trust...
Ingrid Lunden
January 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Some consolidation is underway in the world of challenger banking apps. BBVA today told users of Simple -- the pioneering mobile and online banking app that it acquired for $117 million in 2014 -- that it is planning to shut down the service, moving accounts to BBVA's USA business in the process. The move is [...]
Ingrid Lunden
January 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Some consolidation is underway in the world of challenger banking apps. BBVA today told users of Simple -- the pioneering mobile and online banking app that it acquired for $117 million in 2014 -- that it is planning to shut down the service, moving accounts to BBVA in the process. In a note it sent [...]
December 28, 2020
WebWire
From the beginning of the pandemic, BBVA established two priorities: on the one hand, to guarantee the health of all employees and the customers and society as a whole; and on the other, continue providing its services and supporting its customers. Already in March, anticipating the recommendations of the authorities, BBVA - first in Spain and then in the remaining countries -- designed and implemented a remote work plan. The number of teleworking employees reached more than 70 percent...
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