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The deadline for the reception of projects for BBVA Open Talent challenges will be over in three days

By Jose on 25.02.2010 // 10:36 am in General

A brief note to communicate that the deadline to submit projects to Retos BBVA Open Talent is over in three days. Until Sunday 28th you can send us your Facebook and iPhone or Android mobile phones applications. You can use the forms appearing under each challenge to submit the documentation and once the deadline is over, we will need some time to assess all received projects. We’ll keep you posted from here.

BBVA Open Talent adds more prices for all finalist

By Jose on 11.12.2009 // 6:10 pm in General

It is BBVA Open Talents wish to provide multiple supports to as much entrepreneurs as possible to enable them to develop their projects. In the the first edition a startup was supported by an investment from BBVA, in this second edition we want to excel and offer more. Initially we announced three investments up to 100,000 euros each in the best projects to emerge from the selection process which involved community voting and jury selection . We also announced that the project most voted by the community would receive a prize consisting in a trip a to an event for entrepreneurs in the USA. Now we are pleased announce many more awards.

BBVA Open Talent wants to award all 20 projects selected in the voting phase and to accomplish thar goal we have prepared 16 awards that will be useful to startup activity and that are offered by companies who work actively with the organization. Below we detail the additional prizes you are going to offer for entrepreneurs:

xnovoOne award consisting in a year of legal advice provided by Xnovo (valued at 3.500 euros). The Startup and Corporate Law plan focuses on providing startups ensuring maximum protection to the many legal situations that can arise over the life of a company, in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, covenants are partners, competition, …

affirma One award consisting in an office business center for a startup, with a duration of one year provided by Affirma Business Centers. Offices are located in Madrid and Barcelona (Spain), with availability of meeting rooms and associated services such as virtual office, receiving calls and postal address.

brandeastudioOne award consisting inbranding consulting for startups offered by the company Brandea Studio(valued at 1,000 euros). The award consists of online sessions with the entrepreneur to define the strategy of the company branding and implementation of a consultancy report on the advice of specialists from the company.

impulsaOne award consisting in SEO and SEM consultancy offered by the company Impulsa Consultores (valued at 1.300 euros). The prize consists of the completion of a consultancy report on the search engine positioning of the web three months of startup and entrepreneurial advice on these issues.

territoriocreativoOne award consisting in workshop on social media consultancy offered by the company Territorio Creativo(valued at 1,500 euros). Support in the communication strategy of the company on social networks and blogs.

financialred One award consisting in one month of advertising at Financial Red (valued at 1,500 euros). This is a blog network specializing in finance and business with millions of page views per month and that is regarding the network.

loogicOne award consisting in one month of advertising at Loogic (valued at 1.500 euros). This is an internet business blog with a strong following of entrepreneurs and professionals.

The other nine selected proyects will be able to choose one of the services offered by BBVAs enterprises:


Solium offers hosting services for one year in high availability environment consisting of a core hosting and storage of 1 GB 100 valuation service is 1,050 euros per year.

econtaEconta offers accounting and tax management. The service assessment is 1,300 per year for companies and 550 per year for individuals. The user has all the accounting information of his business in real time and with the help of a personal adviser.

virtualdocMyvirtualdoc offers an account of virtual storage of 5GB for a year for a review of 840 service per year. MyVirtualdoc can save your most valuable digital information confidential using the same security mechanisms used by banks for the storage of financial records.

You can now submit your project for BBVA Open Talent’s second edition

By Jose on 23.11.2009 // 7:13 pm in General

If you are enterprising and you have an innovative project on any of these fields, you can now submit your project for BBVA Open Talent’s second edition. Starting from today and until December 15th 2009, the projects submission stage is open. We encourage all entrepreneurs to participate.

If you are interested in submitting your project, please read the second edition rules and fill in the following questionnaire including the information on your business project. All received projects need to go through a filter so that only the projects which fulfil the participation requirements get to the voting stage. This voting stage starts on January 1st and finishes on February 2010. You already know that the project receiving most community votes will win the prize to travel and take part in a USA entrepreneurs event. Also, up to three projects will be selected among the most voted projects and the projects selected by BBVA investment committee. These three projects will receive an investment of up to 100,000 euros.

Moreover, please find here a video of the last BBVA Open Talent Forum event where you will see the experiences of the entrepreneurs who participated in the program’s first edition.

BBVA Open Talent launches second edition

By Jose on 26.10.2009 // 12:54 pm in General

The first edition of BBVA Open Talent that took place in the first months had such a good reception that BBVA presents now the second round of this program that provides help for entrepreneurs. The first edition added up to 375 projects and registered 140.000 votes from the community. Pidecita was finally the winner of the contest. We expect to surpass that numbers and to do so we are going to extend significantly the reach and consequently the support to the projects presented by entrepreneurs.

This second edition of BBVA Open Talent will be international and will have as much as three investments up to 100.000 euros in the projects selected by the community and the committee of BBVA investments. One of the new features is the introduction of a price for the project with more popular support from the community. The reward will be economic support to become the reporter of Open Talent in one of the most renowned events about entrepreneurship in USA.

We want to present the best innovative projects that need the support it can provide BBVA with three investments of up to 100,000 euros. This time looking for projects already in operation or that can show they have already started its journey for example with the completion of a business plan.

We want to stress the international dimension of this second edition of BBVA Open Talent. We are especially interested in projects developing outside Spain because we are also searching talent in other countries we can give them the support they can BBVA be very important.

This way we start a new stage of BBVA Open Talent. Be aware because in the next days we will start the acceptance process and announce the rules and deadlines for this second edition of the program of support for entrepreneurs BBVA.