Published on September 15th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Bitcoin-based platform Bitnexo has joint-won the Latin American final of BBVA’s Open Talent competition.
Bitcoin-based platform Bitnexo has been announced as the joint winner in the Latin American final of BBVA’s Open Talent competition.
The other winning company was Destacame, a Chilean startup that helps people gain access to credit.
Hugo Nájera, head of digital banking at BBVA Bancomer, commented on the innovative potential of startups in the region, saying:
“Latin American startups have demonstrated some really innovative proposals within FinTech.”
BBVA’s Open Talent competition features nine crypto startups and is split into three regional finals.
The European final, held in Barcelona, where Everledger, Safello and Vaultoro will compete, is scheduled for 21st and 22nd of September.