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27 Mar, 2017, 03:30 ET Líderes digitales y empresas rezagadas

Dos expertos del Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) del Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) han utilizado el caso de...


27 Mar, 2017, 03:30 ET Líderes digitales y empresas rezagadas

Dos expertos del Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) del Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) han utilizado el caso de...


27 Mar, 2017, 03:30 ET Digital Leaders and Laggards

BBVA has been used by leading researchers from MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) as the focus for a research briefing...


15 Mar, 2016, 17:07 ET BBVA launches 8th edition of its global fintech startup competition, BBVA Open Talent

 BBVA today launches the 8th edition of its BBVA Open Talent competition, which aims to find the brightest and best entrepreneurs who are...


24 Feb, 2016, 12:35 ET The BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca 2016 Tour will travel around the world

 London, Hong-Kong, Phoenix, San Francisco and Santiago de Chile are (in that order) the cities chosen for the third BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca...


24 Feb, 2016, 01:43 ET The BBVA Foundation honors economist Martin Ravallion, who by quantifying the threshold of extreme poverty enabled the setting of specific development cooperation goals

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Development Cooperation category has been granted in this eighth edition to Australian...


16 Feb, 2016, 10:37 ET The BBVA Foundation honors Robert Wilson for his pioneering analysis of economic interactions under information asymmetry, and his broadening of the field to incorporate reputation-building as a spur to cooperation

 The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management has been granted in this eighth edition to Robert B....


11 Feb, 2016, 09:08 ET BBVA increases fintech fund to $250 million

BBVA announces an increase in its financial technology ('fintech') fund to $250m and a partnership with Propel Venture Partners (Propel)....


09 Feb, 2016, 11:48 ET The BBVA Foundation honors Georges Aperghis for his reinvention of music theater using sounds, gestures, space and technology, and involving performers in the compositional process

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category goes in this eighth edition to Georges Aperghis for reinventing...


02 Feb, 2016, 10:54 ET The BBVA Foundation honors Ilkka Hanski for opening up an area of ecology that explains how species survive in fragmented habitats and allows to quantify the extinction threshold

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology goes in this eighth edition to Finnish ecologist Ilkka Hanski,...


26 Jan, 2016, 12:33 ET The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award goes to the architects of optogenetics, which uses light to probe and modulate the workings of the brain

 The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine goes in this eighth edition to neuroscientists Edward Boyden, Karl Deisseroth...


19 Jan, 2016, 11:13 ET Hawking and Mukhanov win the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for discovering that the galaxies were born from quantum fluctuations

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences goes to physicists Stephen Hawking and Viatcheslav Mukhanov for discovering that...


12 Jan, 2016, 10:57 ET The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award goes to Stephen Cook for determining that some problems do not lend themselves to efficiently computable solutions

 Mathematician Stephen Arthur Cook has been granted the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication...


11 Jan, 2016, 11:00 ET BBVA hires Derek White for Global Product and Design post

BBVA has hired Derek White, former Chief Design & Digital Officer at Barclays Bank PLC, as Global Head of Customer Solutions. In this role...


08 Jan, 2016, 11:44 ET Ramanathan takes the BBVA Foundation award for demonstrating the global warming impact of other gases and particles and showing that means are available besides limiting CO2 to achieve short-term progress against the clock

 The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change category goes in this eighth edition to Indian climatologist...


24 Nov, 2015, 02:41 ET BBVA invests in Atom Bank, the UK's first mobile-only bank

 BBVA has agreed to invest £45m (around €64m) for a 29.5% stake in Atom, the UK's first mobile-only bank, which will launch in early...


23 Nov, 2015, 13:23 ET Francisco Gonzalez shares BBVA's digital transformation case with Harvard faculty

 BBVA Chairman and CEO Francisco González participated in the Strategy Research Conference, which was organized by the Harvard Business...


22 Apr, 2015, 22:55 ET Francisco Gonzalez in the U.S. to present the book 'Reinventing the Company in the Digital Age'

- Francisco Gonzalez (BBVA): At BBVA we are leaders, but we are running a race which has no discernible finish line, not even a pre-fixed...


12 Feb, 2015, 18:44 ET World premiere of Roca brothers' film 'Cooking Up a Tribute' at Berlin International Film Festival

Joan Roca and Josep Roca, the directors Andrea Gomez and Luis Gonzalez, and the executive producer Ignacio Moliner presented the world premiere of...


03 Feb, 2015, 10:53 ET David Tilman takes the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for scientifically demonstrating how biodiversity makes ecosystems more stable, productive and resilient

The seventh annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology category goes to David Tilman,...


27 Jan, 2015, 11:35 ET The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine goes to Tony Hunter, Joseph Schlessinger and Charles Sawyers for opening the door to the personalized treatment of cancer

 The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biomedicine category is shared in this seventh edition by Tony Hunter, professor and...


26 Jan, 2015, 18:29 ET BBVA ambassador Joan Roca, a leading cultural personality, participates in the World Economic Forum

 Joan Roca, chef of El Celler de Can Roca and a BBVA ambassador, has participated as a member of a worldwide team of cultural...


21 Jan, 2015, 15:37 ET The Roca brothers' film 'Cooking Up a Tribute' will premiere at the 65th Berlin Film Festival

'Cooking Up a Tribute,' produced by BBVA, is an epicurean film in which brothers Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, owners of El Celler de Can Roca...


20 Jan, 2015, 10:24 ET The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences goes to Stephen Buchwald for creating more efficient, stable, broad-spectrum catalysts of importance in drug discovery

 The seventh annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences has gone to U.S. chemist Stephen Buchwald "for the...


20 Jan, 2015, 09:00 ET BBVA Ventures Invests in Leading Bitcoin Platform Coinbase

 Founded in June 2012, San Francisco-based Coinbase gives consumers and merchants the ability to easily buy, sell, store and transact with...