Areas of Interest
FinTech for Companies
KYC for Businesses
AI for Internal Processes
Internet of Things
Funding for corporations & much more!
Startups incorporated from January 1, 2016, onwards
Startups that have not received an investment of more than 2 million euros
Startups that have a demo or beta prototype for their products / solutions.
FinTech or FinTech Related Startups
Dates to remember
May 23 – July 8
Endeavor & OI Teams Evaluation
May 20 – July 15
Announcement of Finalists (Global)
Final Events (Country Winners)
Announcement of Finalists (Countries)
Winner Selection for Open Summit
October 23 – 24
Out of all the startups participating, three finalists will be chosen to compete for the grand prize, i.e., 100,000 euros investment.
There will also be 9 national prizes for (Spain, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Turkey, Uruguay, USA) which will be given out to one startup from each country). Several finalists will be chosen for each country, and one of those finalists will be declared the national winner of that country.
For startups that are focused on bringing the benefits of digitization to the financing of the fight against climate change.
Sustainability Special Award
The National Winner, Global winner & the finalists for global winner, and the Sustainability Special Award Winner will have access to:
Online acceleration program and support from BBVA mentor for 4 weeks.
Three days of mentoring with BBVA experts in Madrid.
BBVA Open Talent is the world’s biggest FinTech startup competition. It is our way of finding the most innovative technology solutions and driving them forward, working together to shine a light on emerging projects capable of transforming the financial sector. It is a form of open collaboration that allows us to continue creating opportunities for today’s talent and that of the future.
About BBVA Open Talent
In 10 editions, the BBVA Open Innovation initiative has become a global benchmark thanks to more than 6000 startups from over 90 different countries that have taken part, not to mention the prizes upwards of €1.65 million that have been awarded.
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