On Tuesday, September 22nd, Barcelona will host the European stop of the Next Bank world tour. In partnership with BBVA Open Talent, Next Bank is scouring the planet for the most promising and disruptive fintech startups to compete for cash prizes and long-term partnerships with the global banking giant. Next Tuesday, they arrive in Barcelona along with Europe’s foremost financial thought-leaders for a full day of keynotes, panels, startup pitches and networking centered around the future of banking and how to unlock it’s full potential.
For the second time in as many years, Next Bank returns to the Valkiria Hub Space with a full lineup of European fintech leaders as part of it’s world tour. Next Bank and BBVA Open Talent are also holding events in New York City, Mexico City (DF), London and Hong Kong to search for the up-and-coming disruptive startups. Each stop on the tour, the startups pitch to cash prizes, mentoring and long-term status as partners in the BBVA family.
In Barcelona, 17 fintech startups from all over Europe will compete to win €60.000! (full list below)
Leading the charge and following the Next Bank world tour are the following fintech experts and keynote speakers.
The final startups for the European stretch of the Next Tour are (in alphabetical order):
We increase merchant revenue by providing instant credit for online purchases at the ecommerce checkout, assessing risk at light speed.
Continuum Security (Spain)
Continuum Security builds cyber security products to help organisations design and manage the security of their software applications.
Cutover (United Kingdom)
Godesic’s Cutover platform reduces the risk and cost associated with critical enterprise IT change events.
Everledger (United Kingdom)
Everledger combines blockchain technology with primary diamonds records to create a transparent, immutable, secure global ledger for trade.
We are a P2B lending platform, we connect businesses that need a loan with lenders that want to get a higher return for their savings.
Origin Markets (United Kingdom)
Origin is a marketplace connecting fixed income investors with corporate borrowers in the bond market, facilitating direct bond issuance.
Ormsby Street (United Kingdom)
CreditHQ is a simple online tool, allowing smes understand the financial health of the customers they invoice & help improve cashflow.
A social payment network that simplifies the process of group payments, PayBox is dynamic checking account for groups with pre-paid amounts.
Pich Technologies provides banking and financial data via our API to developers and business for use in their applications or workflows.
Ringpay is digital pocket money. A smooth solution to pay your everyday shopping with integrated loyalty.
Bitcoin Spending Platform – enabling customers to manage their financial and legal life with single click purchase experiences.
Squirrel Financial Wellbeing (United Kingdom)
Squirrel is a financial wellbeing platform that plugs directly into payroll to empower people to take control of their financial lives!
TheMarketsTrust Ratings (Luxembourg)
TheMarketsTrust helps professional investors to manage risk with a radically new system for Valuation and Credit Rating of Hybrid Securities.
Vaultoro (United Kingdom)
Vaultoro empowers anyone in the world, to save, spend and trade any amount, in private, secure and instantly accessible gold.
WAYERZ provides an integrated platform that optimizes international wiring, correspondent inter-bank reporting, and reconciliation.
Full service, All-in-one platform for wealth managers and client relationship management. Based on cloud computing. Driven by Robo-Advisor.
50wise (United Kingdom)
Transforming the bank card industry by using cognitive technology to change user and bank employee experience.
If you’re currently involved in the fintech revolution, or would like to learn from the experts of a potential trillion dollar upheaval of the global financial marketplace, you do not want to miss this event! Tickets are still available at www.NextBankBarcelona.com and Barcinno readers can save 20% with the code: barcinno20