The best of fin:CODE and our keynoteon open banking

fin:CODE, with the slogan "Defining the DEV in the financial industry," was held in March in Frankfurt. This is the only event in Europe primarily focused on addressing the challenges that banks, asset management companies and insurance companies are experiencing as they adopt and scale DevOps in their businesses.

What does your company need to use an API?

What does your company need to use an API?

Any company that wants to start an 'APIfication' process for its business model will need to carry out certain simple but essential tasks. The aim is for the company's information, functionalities and products to be available in a repository requiring authenticated access.
Traditional banking as an open platform

Traditional banking as an open platform

The PSD2 not only speeds up the access of new players to the financial sector, it is also a driver of banking business digital transformation. A turning point that all European banking institutions are now required to comply with.

How APIs can improve your customers' experience

Product Design, User-Focused Design (UFD) and User Experience (UE) cannot be understood without APIs. Neither can the role played by major technologies in hardware and software production.

Featured events

API Days Madrid 2019

Do you want to go to one of the most important APIs events in Spain? Do you want to know what...

Madrid / Spain
Innovate Finance Global Summit 2019

A remarkable meeting point of the latest thinking and future direction of FinTech.

London #IFGS2019
Open Banking World Congress 2019

350+ senior finance innovators will meet in London at the Open Banking World Congress...

London / UK #OBWC19
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Types of APIs depending on the business model

Types of APIs depending on the business model

At the moment, APIs can be divided into two major groups as regards the business model: APIs which are understood as a tool; and APIs which are a product themselves.
Lessons fintech companies should learn from traditional banks

Some lessons the banks could give the fintech sector

The fintech sector continues steaming full speed ahead. It has been calculated that it brings banks almost half their income. Fintechs have a promising future, but it would be wise for them to look to the past and learn some lessons from traditional banks.
Gaming becomes more social thanks to APIs

Gaming becomes more social thanks to APIs

Video games are a shared experience with friends not only in real life, but also in social media. In the virtual world it is almost as important to say what you are playing as the game itself. The fields of gaming and social media have been intertwined in recent times, thanks to the help of APIs.
How to launch a startup and not die along the way

How to launch a startup and not die along the way

Want to know the key elements of a successful startup? Focus on being the best in a product or service; avoid cheap customers and define a philosophy and defend it.

How does the fintech sector use APIs?

And, what does the future hold for the banking business? The cutting-edge developments in the industry are coming via technology, which is being harnessed to improve the products and services offered to customers. We take a glimpse at the future via ten of the hottest APIs in the sector right now.

Mark Boyd: “APIs enable us to become the co-creators of our lives”

Mark Boyd is an analyst and freelance writer on the API industry. He runs Platformable, a consulting firm that helps companies and public bodies generate value through the use of APIs.

Open banking: as it was in 2018, as it will be in 2019

They say 2018 was the year of open banking. While 2019 will be the year in which it puts down roots. The opportunity is immense, collaboration is critical, and trust is key, but customers must be given incentives to embrace the new concept.

Data APIs, essential in the development of smart cities

What role can a bank play in urban management? Can it contribute in any way to its traditional financial function? The answer is yes. In this article we explain how data APIs, and specifically Paystats, are driving the advance toward smart cities.
APIs for business
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APIs for business

For some years now, APIs have been the great catalyst of change in business organizations. And that is essentially, thanks to its capacity to generate new business models and increase their...

Big Data
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Big Data

The use of Big Data today offers an important added value for a wide range of sectors, from banking to retail.

Mobile Payments
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Mobile Payments

What is the current status of smartphone payments? Which companies are contributing the most to this new path of business? And what role can APIs play in the ecosystem of mobile payments?

Discover BBVA APIs

  • Retail
    Customers
    Customers allow authenticated users to recover key profile data to enhance engagement levels.
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  • Retail
    Accounts
    Accounts allow pre-authorized users to access key account data for enhanced financial management services.
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  • Retail
    Cards
    Cards allow you integrate users' pre-authorized bank card data and improve your ecommerce potential.
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  • Retail
    Payments
    Payments provide third party apps the ability to offer pre-authorized users wire transfer services.
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  • Retail
    Loans
    Loans enables consensual access to customers pre-approved loans and conditions.
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  • Retail
    Notifications
    Receive real time notifications of operations performed in BBVA by your pre-authorized users.
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  • Retail
    Alipay
    Alipay connects your business with the online payments leader in China.
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  • Data
    Sel
    With SEL you will profile your users so you can offer them what they want.
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  • Business
    Business accounts
    Download the account statements of your business customers in the standard format AEB43.
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  • Data
    PayStats Download
    PayStats allows you to dive into BBVA cards purchase data and drive your business intelligence.
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  • Business
    Business Notifications
    Receive in real time the most relevant information about your banking operations.
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