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Open Talent 2017

What is BBVA Open Talent?

The world’s biggest fintech challenge for startups, which this year has grown significantly. A truly global hunt for the best of the best in the world of fintech and digital banking.
Relevant dates

From March 15th to July 17th you can register your startup to participate in the 9th edition of BBVA Open Talent.

If you also want to participate in our thematic competitions sign up before the registration of each one closes!

Five competitions in one
  • BBVA Open Talent Identity
  • BBVA Open Talent Artificial Intelligence
  • BBVA Open Talent Fintech for Companies
  • BBVA Open Talent Global Trends
  • BBVA Open Talent Regional
  • And also three special awards:
    Financial Inclusion Special Award
    Women in Fintech Special Award
    2 Tickets for Pioneers'18
Single registration

Single registration entering you into the BBVA Open Talent Global Trends competition and others of your choice.

  • BBVA Open Talent Identity: Until April 17th
  • BBVA Open Talent Artificial Intelligence: Until May 22nd
  • BBVA Open Talent Fintech for Companies: Until July 3rd
  • BBVA Open Talent Global Trends: Until July 17th

Look for the BBVA Open Talent Regional events to see the relevant dates.

Relevant dates

From May 15th until July 17th you can register your startup to participate in BBVA Open Talent Global Trends.

Register until April 17th to participate in the BBVA Open Talent Identity vertical in addition to BBVA Open Talent Global Trends.

Register your startup until May 22nd to participate in BBVA Open Talent Artificial Intelligence in addition to BBVA Open Talent Global Trends.

Register your startup until July 17th in BBVA Open Talent Fintech for Companies in addition to BBVA Open Talent Global Trends.

Take a leap into the future!

Five international competitions are defining this 9th edition of BBVA Open Talent. Three focussed thematic competitions, more than a dozen country-specific opportunities and an all-encompassing, catch-all competition to find the absolute best fintech startup from anywhere around the world.

Requirements

Projects must be operative or at least in beta version.

Startups no older than January 1st 2013.

Earned less than €1,5 M in revenue.

Raised less than €2,5 M in funding.

Prizes

The winners of the five competitions will participate in the great final, BBVA Global Summit, seeking to become a BBVA Open Innovation Universe hero.
BBVA Open Talent
GLOBAL
€50,000
Final
€30,000 Participation in BBVA Global Summit +
Immersion week
Vertical finals
  • BBVA Open Talent
    Regional
    €1,000 There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
    Regional
    • Argentina
      • Buenos
        Aires
    • Brazil
      • Rio de Janeiro
      • São Paulo
    • Chile
      • Santiago
      • Valparaíso
      • Concepción
      • Puerto Montt
    • Colombia
      • Bogotá
      • Cali
      • Medellin
    • Ecuador
      • Quito
    • Spain
      • Madrid
      • Barcelona
      • Valencia
      • Bilbao
      • Málaga
      • Vigo
    • Mexico
      • Ciudad de México
      • Guadalajara
    • Peru
      • Lima
    • Turkey
      • Istanbul
    • Uruguay
      • Montevideo
  • BBVA Open Talent
    Identity
  • BBVA Open Talent
    Artificial Intelligence
  • BBVA Open Talent
    Fintech for Companies
  • BBVA Open Talent
€1,000 There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
Regional
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Spain
    • Madrid
    • Barcelona
    • Valencia
    • Bilbao
    • Vigo
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Turkey
  • Uruguay
Financial Inclusion BBVA Global Summit
Women in Fintech BBVA Global Summit
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BBVA Open Talent Global

  • The BBVA Global Summit will be celebrated next October in Madrid
  • The winners of all the competitions will participate in the BBVA Global Summit; BBVA Open Talent Identity, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech for Companies, Regional and Global Trends
  • The BBVA Global Summit winner will receive an additional €50,000 in prize money
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BBVA Open Talent Identity

  • 10 finalists will participate next May in the final
  • The winner will receive €30,000 in prize money
  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • A slot to participate in BBVA Global Summit
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BBVA Open Talent Artificial Intelligence

  • 10 finalists will participate next June in the final
  • The winner will receive €30,000 in prize money
  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • A slot to participate in BBVA Global Summit
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BBVA Open Talent Fintech for Companies

  • 10 finalists will participate next September in the final
  • The winner will receive €30,000 in prize money
  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • A slot to participate in BBVA Global Summit
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BBVA Open Talent Regional

  • The winner of each country will participate in the final next September
  • The winner will receive €30,000 in prize money
  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • A slot to participate in BBVA Global Summit
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Argentina

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Brazil

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Chile

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Colombia

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Ecuador

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Spain

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Open Talent Regional - Mexico

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
x

BBVA Open Talent Regional - Peru

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
x

BBVA Open Talent Regional - Turkey

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
x

BBVA Open Talent Regional - Uruguay

  • The winner of each city will receive €1,000 in prize money
  • There will be a country winner that will participate in BBVA Open Talent Regional final
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BBVA Financial Inclusion Special Award

  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • Among all the participants, there will be selected the more disruptive startup of the Financial Inclusion.
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BBVA Women in Fintech Special Award

  • An Immersion week in Madrid to meet and interact with BBVA teams and executives
  • Among all the participants, there will be selected the best startup Fintech related with a woman among the founders.