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U.S. Bank hires its first chief digital officer

04/15/19

Derek White, an alumnus of BBVA and Barclays, will oversee digital innovation across all lines of business at the bank.

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App from Simple co-founder builds bridges from banks to blockchains

04/04/19

Shamir Karkal’s startup, Sila, is launching an API platform that gives developers a way to connect traditional bank systems to distributed ledgers like Ethereum.

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From ‘needs to improve’ to ‘outstanding’: One bank's CRA journey

02/06/19

After essentially failing its 2013 CRA exam, BBVA Compass embarked on an ambitious plan to achieve the highest possible CRA grade. Here’s how it succeeded.

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It’s a platform planet. Can banks adapt to it?

02/01/19

Thanks to big tech companies, the business world is moving to third-party platforms, or online marketplaces where sellers pull buyers' products off digital shelves. A growing number of financial institutions — including BBVA, Citi and community banks like Eastern — say they can't afford to sit out the trend.

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BBVA announces new U.S. CEO

12/20/18

BBVA has picked Javier Rodriguez Soler, its head of strategy and mergers, to run its U.S. bank.

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Bank of America, CIT Group and BBVA: Bankers on the move

12/10/18

Several banks saw significant changes in leadership as the year comes to a close.

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Onur Genç to become BBVA global CEO in December

11/28/18

He will take over as CEO from Carlos Torres Vila, who becomes chairman at year-end. Still unknown: who will run the company's U.S. bank once Genç moves up.

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Fintech startup tries to help consumers fix credit report errors

11/15/18

Upturn, which is owned by a BBVA unit, is offering a free online tool consumers can use to detect and dispute inaccuracies in their credit report.

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In crowded fintech space, BBVA searches for diamonds in the rough

11/14/18

The Spanish bank’s investment arm, Propel, is jointly working with the venture capital firm Anthemis Group to find promising startups.

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Can an exec from Amazon reboot Simple?

11/14/18

The online-only bank hopes new leadership can help it overcome its rocky past three years.

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