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Start of the voting stage for BBVA Open Talent second edition

By Jose on 07.01.2010 // 12:39 pm in General

The voting stage of BBVA Open Talent’s second edition started on January 1st. We invite you all to participate voting for your favourite projects among the following categories:

Cloud Computing
SMEs management tools
Financial services in social networks
Internet/mobile financial applications
Digital business

320 projects out of the 415 projects received before December 15th were selected for this second stage. The voting stage will last until February 15th and later the internal selection process will be opened. This process will end with the announcement of the 20 finalists: 10 most voted projects and 10 projects selected by BBVA’s jury.

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.