BBVA announces new fintech accelerator programme

Monday 1 July 2019 11:33 CET | News

BBVA has announced the launch of its new accelerator programme that is designed to “foster” success among the fintech startup ecosystem.

The programme, called BBVA Open Innovation Accelerator Program, aims to give startups a helping hand for success. Over the course of nine-months, those selected for the programme will receive expert guidance and support from senior leaders at the bank on a range of topics. These include several sessions on areas like technological implementation, sales techniques, and marketing. The sessions take place at the BBVA Open Space in Madrid, roughly once a month, as well as online involvement designed by Adventurees and regular meet-ups with a mentor from within the business.

BBVA also reported that the programme is aimed towards startups hat have an early stage or seed profile, and are developing fintech or fintech-related products or services, by working with a big bank like BBVA participants will be able to draw on the expertise the bank has to foster their growth.

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