BBVA launches the 2020 Hackathon to solve 12 digital transformation challenges in banking

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BBVA Open Innovation continues building ties with the ecosystem of entrepreneurs and developers – not only in Mexico as the host country – but bringing together international talent to develop innovative solutions for the challenges posed by BBVA. It will take place as part of a fun and highly intense programming competition that aims to impact the ecosystem of developers through collaboration with experts from different business areas in BBVA, and strategic partnerships with the ecosystem of entrepreneurs in Mexico.

BBVA and Mahou San Miguel, Spain’s leading producer of beer, have begun a collaboration that will roll out the bank’s digital professional development program (‘Ninja’), offering it to the beverage company’s employees.

An at-home competition
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants in the BBVA Hackathon 2020  will do all the work from the security of their homes. Each participating country will pose a challenge, and four challenges will come from Mexico as the host country of this unique edition. The BBVA Group (holding) will also propose a challenge, and strategic partners will pose two challenges, for a total of 12 challenges distributed in the following manner:

8 challenges in total from the business areas of the participating countries.
One sustainability challenge.
And 1 …

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