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What is Momentum?

BBVA Momentum is a five-month program that provides training, strategic support, potential access to funding, networking, visibility… but above all, Momentum means growth. If you think the time has come to scale-up your business and make a positive impact on the lives of more people, this is your opportunity.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for entrepreneurs who are transforming the world through their companies offering innovative and sustainable solutions to social and environmental problems. Your company must be in growth stage, economically sustainable and have proven social impact.


Through Momentum’s communications plan you will improve your communication skills and receive support for the promotion of your products & services, and increase the visibility of your venture.

Your involvement in BBVA Momentum will help us raise awareness of the social enterprise sector and boost the social enterprise ecosystem.

Access to financing

Participating in BBVA Momentum will give you access to finance.

After presenting the development plans worked through the program, you can request financing through your local BBVA branch or pitch to potential investors at a local event.


Access to networking events and to the BBVA Momentum global online community of social entrepreneurs.

Local events

Meet the most promising social ventures of very diverse sectors and potential business contacts

Online Community

Connect with other members of the Momentum ecosystem to exchange experiences and share challenges and successes


A flexible, practical, relevant and timely training program provided by a world leading custom education provider to help you reinforce your skills and scale-up your business.

Global online program provided by Corporate Learning Alliance (from Financial Times & IE Business School)

In person program executed by local training partners


You will receive strategic support from BBVA executives, who will provide strategic vision. You will benefit from two types of advice:

A mentor will help you build your growth plan with long term vision.

A specialist who can be contacted online to solve any question you may have regarding:


Team building


Big data & User experience



Your business sector

Legal & tax issues

Finance & Accounting

What does it involve?

How many times have you planned the growth of your business? New challenges arrive and you need tools to overcome them: knowledge, advice, funding, access to market. This is what BBVA Momentum offers you.

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Selection process

Mentors and specialists

We make available to you the best professionals who will support you throughout the whole program. The mentors will provide you with the strategic vision your company needs to grow, and the specialists will help you solve your doubts based on their expertise.


Since its launch in 2011, entrepreneurs from 6 geographies have participated: Colombia, Spain, the United States, Mexico, Peru and Turkey. Find the main figures accumulated to 2017


Global partners

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