Openbank customers donate €3.5 million to solidarity over the last year
- The bank sees a 19% increase in donations in the last twelve months.
In total, 44 NGOs and foundations make up the bank's solidarity marketplace.
Openbank launches 100% digital broker in Portugal, the Netherlands and Germany
Openbank, the largest fully digital bank in terms of customer resources and part of Grupo Santander, is expanding its offer to include a new broker service in Portugal, Germany and the Netherlands. Its customers in those countries will be able to trade shares in 4,000 companies listed on 25 markets as well as exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Openbank and ESADE offer 100 online scholarships to foster knowledge of the stock market
The Openbank Investment Skills ESADE Scholarships are aimed at university graduates and young professionals are are looking to get started in the world of investment.
Applications can be submitted at www.becas-santander.com up until 24 September 2020.
Openbank supports the cultural comeback by sponsoring the new Abre Madrid stage area
The bank strengthens its commitment to cultural activity with the sponsorship of Abre Madrid, a cultural space for all ages that will host a wide range of shows from 7 July.
Los Secretos, Diego el Cigala, Xoel López, and Carlos Latre, amongst others, will perform on two stages with a capacity of 800 people, complying with health measures. Openbank customers will have exclusive access to a 48-hour pre-sale of tickets for the event starting today, as well as a 10% discount (5% from Friday).
Openbank continues its commitment to work for equality between men and women
This year Openbank held the first Open Women Talks event, a round table with five leading women from very diverse sectors in which we talk about female leadership, future trends and the achievements we have already achieved. In addition to Patricia Benito, General Director of Openbank and head of this initiative, we could talk with Charo Izquierdo, Mónica Guardado, María Herrera and Cristina Oria.
Madrid, Paris and Seville, the most romantic cities
on Valentine’s Day for Openbank Customers
Aranjuez, Peñíscola, Denia and Benasque also feature among the top places in which the bank’s customers stood out for their ‘romantic’ purchases in 2019.
60% of these transactions were carried out by men and 40% by women.
Openbank incorporates sustainable funds into its automated investment strategies (Roboadvisor)
- It prioritizes the incorporation of funds with sustainable investment criteria in its five automated investment strategies, adapted to the different profiles. In the case of the most conservative profile, these funds already exceed 79% of the portfolio.
Openbank starts its international expansion in Germany
Openbank announces the start of Openbank Germany, before the end of the year, with a responsible and sustainable banking project. The offer of products and services with which we will begin to operate in Germany has been presented and is already available through a waiting list to which customers can sign up.
Openbank, chief sponsor of the Angel Nieto team in MotoE
Openbank, the Santander Group's 100% digital bank, has signed an agreement with the Angel Nieto team to become the chief sponsor of the Openbank Ángel Nieto Team in MotoE for the next two seasons. MotoE is the new electric motorbike competition for 2019 that has six races in the Motorcycling World Championship. The Openbank Ángel Nieto MotoETeam will be represented by riders Nico Terol and María Herrera, the only woman competing in all World Championship categories.
Openbank celebrates International Women’s Day with a commitment to equality
Openbank is committed to gender equality and a working world where women have their own voice, a strong presence, and where equal opportunities and conditions exist for both genders.
Openbank offers 3% cashback for contributions and transfers of any amount to pension plans
The promotion, valid until 31 January, will give a 3% cashback on the amount contributed or transferred from another entity to any plan marketed by Openbank.
Customers have at hand an open architecture system with 35 pension plans from five different fund management firms.
Openbank launches a solidarity card that makes donations to NGOs every time it’s used
The bank launches a new solidarity initiative consisting of a card that rounds off the amount on each purchase and donates it to the organisations chosen by the customer.
The Open Solidarity program also offers a service for making transfers to NGOs.
Openbank launches an automated investment service (Robo-Advisor) and presents its new developments and features.
It is the first bank to launch an automated investment service that combines micro-investing (from one euro per day), goal-based investing and a Robo-Advisor.
It is the first bank in the world to offer its users a password manager to store their passwords and secret notes with total privacy and security.
It offers its customers full control over their cards by allowing them to restrict their use by country, channel (in-person purchases, online purchases and ATMs) or devices.
It is launching the most complete account aggregator, giving customers an overview of their financial position with all the products they have at other banks.
Payment services for Fitbit and Garmin fitness watches are now available at Openbank
Openbank expands its mobile payment solutions by adding Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay, which will allow its customers to pay through their fitness watches.
Openbank reduces its mortgage to Euribor + 0.89% for operations with up to 50% financing
The entity also cuts the interest rate on its fixed-rate mortgage from 1.65% NIR, as well as on its mixed mortgage for operations with the same financing limit.
Openbank supports the 3rd edition of the 100km x Africa solidarity run.
The third edition of the 100km x Africa solidarity run, sponsored by Fundación Recover, will take place in the town of Colmenar Viejo in Madrid on 9 and 10 June.
The competition involves running 100 kilometres in 24 hours in relay to support a solidarity initiative aimed at improving mother and child healthcare in the Ivory Coast.
Openbank launches a diversified investment service in partnership with BlackRock.
This service has five different asset distribution alternatives. With one simple click, you can subscribe all the funds associated with each of them.
Openbank launches a free discounts programme for all its customers.
When using their Openbank cards, customers benefit from discounts with a large number of brands such as the Cortefiel Group, Europcar, Telepizza, VIPS Group, Sephora and Iberia, among others.
Openbank is launching Android Pay, making it the first bank in Spain to offer all the main mobile payment platforms available.
Openbank customers can now use Android Pay, the mobile payment service for devices using the Android operating system.
Spain's most innovative mobile banking app for 2017.
The financial magazine Global Banking & Finance Review has awarded Openbank the prize for the most innovative mobile banking app in Spain in 2017. The magazine also interviewed Patricia Benito, Chief Digital Officer.
Apple Pay is now available to Openbank customers.
An easy, secure and private payment service.
Openbank launches the Samsung Pay mobile payment service.
Openbank customers can use this service to pay quickly, easily and securely at contactless terminals with their compatible Samsung devices. This technology has now been rolled out in over 75% of the points of sale in Spain.
Introducing the new Openbank.
Openbank has become the first fully digital Spanish bank. The entity, a subsidiary of the Santander Group, offers its customers a complete portfolio of products and services through a totally new website and app.
We have expanded the opening hours of our customer care service. Now we are there for you 24 x 7.
At Openbank we always want to be here for you and that is why we are expanding our customer service opening hours to provide you with an uninterrupted service every day of the year.
We are opening our new office. Openbank is moving its central services to Paseo de la Castellana, 24 (Madrid).
A new space where we are committed to a working model that promotes creativity, diversity and talent management.
We have moved our branch to number 134 of Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid with the aim of creating an exclusive area for our customers.
It is an innovative meeting point that focuses on approachability and a more personal approach to both potential new and existing Openbank customers. We believe in a new branch concept, where everyone who visits us can feel at home.