Apply for Elevator Lab

We are looking for innovative fintech solutions, in order to jointly develop tomorrow’s banking business. Once selected for Elevator Lab, you get the chance to scale your business across the CEE Region.

Have a look at our various fintech programs in 2019:

Partnership Program

Chance to become a partner of Raiffeisen Bank International Group!


  • For global later-stage fintechs
  • 4 month program (all costs covered)
  • Work with real customer data, test in RBI sandbox
  • Develop a proof of concept with leading banking experts
  • Demo Day (public presentation of your project)

Application phase closed on 2 June 2019, 23:59 CET.

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Possible pilot project with local bank and fast track to the Elevator Lab Partnership Program!


  • For local/regional later-stage fintechs
  • 2 to 3 month program
  • access to real customer data and feedback
  • entry point to the local Raiffeisen Bank
  • wild card to the semi-finals of the Elevator Lab Partnership Program and access to the whole RBI Group!

To apply for a Challenge, please consider the respective deadlines.

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Quick intro into the startup world with development possibilities!


  • For local seed/early stage startups/single founders
  • 2 to 3 month educational program
  • development of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with local experts
  • winner’s prize: 2 week Digital Entrepreneurship Summer Program 2019 in Vienna

Applications for Bootcamps are closed.

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Fintech Database

Raiffeisen Bank International

Register on RBI’s Fintech Database!
You have a fintech startup and consider applyiRaiffeisen Bank Internationalng for Elevator Lab? Take the first step and register NOW on RBI’s Fintech Database even if there is no open call for applications! Several banking experts across all our banks in CEE have access to our Fintech Database and together with them we constantly screen new registrations and will get back to you.

Register your Fintech