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Fintech and gastronomy worlds can come together through innovation. A good example is the fantastic gastronomic innovation day in el Celler de Can Roca.
Everledger, Origin Markets, LendingFront, ModernLend, BitNexo and Destácame, shared their experiences and knowledge in the british capital as part of the Immersion and Interaction Program.
The two startups, both British in origin, have been chosen from a shortlist of 17 by the jury of BBVA Open Talent in the European region. Everledger specializes in financial antifraud services, whereas Origin deals with services for the financial market.
Startups making their mark in lending took top honors in the regional finals in New York of the BBVA Open Talent 2015 competition, designed by the global bank to nurture the fintech ecosystem and support companies with great ideas.
The winners of BBVA Open Talent Latin America have been announced. Bitnexo was chosen for its blockchain-based payments solution for companies trading with Asia, and Destacame, which has already been recognized with the Special Financial Inclusion Award, won top honors for its system which creates credit risk profiles based on bill payment histories for basic services.
We shouldn't fool ourselves –we developers are often regarded as the magicians of the 21st century, but nothing could be further from the truth. Illusionists? Perhaps –I won't deny that we raise expectations and have a certain power of attraction, although in actual fact we get that power by using things that someone has done before us and has been kind enough to share with all the other illusionists, just as though the profession worked as a perfectly synchronized whole. Our best tricks are based on libraries, plug-ins, APIs and in some cases SDKs.
Betsabé Ramírez, founder and CEO at MitSix, show us in the BBVA Innovation Center website a new startup that has the purpose of meeting groups in a real 3 on 3 dating. With this interview you will see that is not that difficult to be an innovative woman, that there are many myths around entrepreneurship and that the dating webs tabu is actually broken.
The program, organized by Accenture and IE Business School and with BBVA among its collaborating entities, is in its fourth edition with the support of nine public and private entities.
Intensity, opportunities, growth, sophistication, exposure… These are some of the words that the #BBVAOpenTalent winners have used to describe their experience. We have compiled some interviews that will give you a hint of what this week has meant to our winners!