Deadline: July 10, 2019 00:00 CEST| Register here
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Eligibility: Startups incorporated from the 1st January 2016, onwards that have not received an investment of more than 2 million euros; FinTech or finTech-related startups; startups that at least have a demo or beta prototype.

BBVA Open Talent 2019

BBVA Open Talent is the world’s biggest fintech startup competition. It is a 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 the talent of now and that of the future.

In ten editions, this BBVA Open Innovation initiative, has become a global benchmark thanks to the six thousand plus startups from over 90 different countries that have taken part, not to mention the prizes upwards of €1.65 million that have been awarded.

If you have a startup capable of shining bright and dazzling BBVA experts, they want to give you the spotlight to make it beam even brighter.

What really dazzles BBVA about a startup

They want to see your ability to innovate, for you to show the ideas capable of improving the relationship people have with their finances, disruptive fintech solutions and revolutionary business proposals. BBVA is looking for pure talent. In short: they’re looking for you.


Out of all the startups taking part, three finalists will be chosen to compete for the grand prize.

There will also be a national prize that companies from nine countries can be in with a chance of winning. Several finalists will be chosen for each national award and one of those finalists will be declared the national winner.

Global winner:

  • 100,000 € in investment

Global finalists, global and national winner:

  • Ticket and accommodation for taking part in BBVA Open Summit
  • Online training program for startups
  • Support and supervision from a BBVA mentor

Interested in applying for the BBVA Open Talent 2019? Register your participation by following the application link and taking the suggested steps.

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