BBVA Ventures Makes Investment in DocuSign

BBVA Ventures Invests in DocuSign, The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™


  • BBVA Ventures, the corporate venture arm of the BBVA Group that invests in disruptive startups in the financial services industry, has invested in DocuSign, The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™ (DTM)
  • BBVA Ventures will help DocuSign expand into Spanish-speaking countries to drive continued global adoption of its DTM platform for faster speed to results, increased security and compliance, and better end user experiences.

SAN FRANCISCO – November 20, 2014 – DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced that BBVA Ventures, which operates through BBVA’s representative office in San Francisco, has made an investment in DocuSign, joining the DocuSign family as a partner and investor. DocuSigning helps consumers and businesses go fully digital with an easier, faster, more convenient and secure way to transact business. DocuSign empowers anyone to transact anything, anytime, anywhere, on any device. Securely.

BBVA is a multinational financial institution with leading franchises in Spain, Mexico and South America, as well as in the Sunbelt Region of the United States. The Spanish group is fostering cooperation with companies that are disrupting the financial services industry through BBVA Ventures and by other means, and plans to use the insights it gains to accelerate the bank’s own digital transformation.


  • “DocuSign is the global standard for Digital Transaction Management empowering the world to keep business digital and helping the financial services industry achieve its digital transformation,” said Jay Reinemann, BBVA Ventures executive director.
  • “We’re pleased to have BBVA Ventures join the DocuSign Global Trust Network,” said Keith Krach, Chairman & CEO, DocuSign. “With its broad reach and trust among Spanish and Latin American businesses and consumers, we expect BBVA to be a driving force in helping organizations large and small achieve their digital transformations with DocuSign.”

DocuSign helps consumers and businesses go fully digital with the easiest, fastest, most secure global network for sending, signing, tracking, and retaining documents to complete transactions. Consumers and businesses trust DocuSign because its DTM platform is the safest and most reliable in the industry with bank grade security and enterprise class reliability built in. DocuSign offers a secure cloud platform with the option of on premise encryption key management via the DocuSign Security Appliance to minimize risk and meet the compliance requirements of businesses of every size, industry and geography. DocuSign is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), ISO 27001 and U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor compliant; SSAE 16 Type II examined and tested; and TRUSTe certified.

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About BBVA and BBVA Ventures
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.

BBVA Ventures operates through the Group’s representative office in San Francisco. BBVA Ventures has already invested in companies such as digital wealth management firm Personal Capital, supply chain finance company, Taulia, mobile payment pioneer, SumUp and the marketing intelligence company, Radius.

About DocuSign, Inc.
DocuSign® is The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals, and consumers have standardized on DocuSign, with more than 40,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. Today, that network includes millions of users in 188 countries. DocuSign's DTM platform supports legally compliant electronic and digital signature processes tailored to meet requirements globally with localization in 43 languages. Companies and individuals DocuSign to accelerate transaction times to increase speed to results, reduce costs, increase security and compliance, and delight customers across nearly every industry – from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, real estate, retail, and consumer goods to higher education, non-profit and others – as well as every business department, including sales, finance, operations, procurement, HR/staffing, legal, and customer support. For more information, visit or call 877.720.2040. Visit the DocuSign blog at and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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