BBVA Open Talent 2016 (8th edition)

From 2016-03-14 00:00:00 to 2016-06-27 00:00:00

This competition is open to innovative technological projects related to finance technology as well as projects affecting this industry that can influence its evolution in the transformation process related to, for example, Big Data, security, APIs… Startups taking part in the competition must: * Be registered on or after January 1st, 2012.* Have technology focused on banking and finance or any possible connection with this sector.* Have operational project or beta version.* Have obtained less than € 2.5 million funding and have less than € 1.5 million revenue in the last year. The competition goes first through a regional phase, in which 20 finalist are selected for each region (Europe, Latam and USA and the rest of the world). Regional final will be held on September in London, Mexico and New York. From those finalist, there will be two winners per region (which will obtain € 30,000 each and the possibility of developing a project in collaboration with BBVA) and, from the regional winners, two startups will be selected as winners of the two special awards for this edition will be selected from those: Wired Money Special Award and Financial Inclusion Special Award. The winners of special awards will participate in the Immersion and Interaction program, a non-consecutive two-week program in México City and Madrid.Project submission period is open from March, 14th to June, 27th, 2016.