Our Fintech Challenges in CEE

Our fintech challenges in CEE are held once per year and support you in product development and market entrance: As a participant, you get the chance to develop a pilot project with our local bank – develop concrete fintech solutions with the help of experienced mentors and access to real customer data. A unique fintech incubator – equity-free collaboration with your local bank to get your solutions ready for the market.

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Overview of Elevator Lab Challenges

  • Elevator Lab Challenge

Overview of Elevator Lab Challenges

  • Elevator Lab Challenge

Select your local or regional Challenge

Why you should apply for a local Elevator Lab Challenge

Our fintech challenges are held once per year by our local Raiffeisen Banks throughout Central and Eastern Europe. These can be understood as locally organized fintech incubator programs, tailored to the needs of local later-stage fintechs in CEE.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the program, are considering to apply or wondering if this is the right fintech challenge for you – please have a look at our FAQs first:

FAQ Challenges

Wild Card winners

The winners of the respective local/regional Elevator Lab Challenges receive a Wild Card to attend the semi-finals of the global Elevator Lab Partnership Program. We are proud to present the Wild Card winners:

Made it to the finals
Made it to the Partnership Program


Challenge Bulgaria


Regional Challenge Albania,



Challenge Slovakia

Family Finances

Challenge Croatia


Challenge Serbia

Abstract CyberScore

Challenge Bosnia and Herzegovina

Uhura Solutions

Challenge Russia

Double Data


Challenge Albania


Challenge Belarus


Challenge Bulgaria


Challenge Kosovo


Challenge Romania


Challenge Serbia


Challenge Slovakia


Challenge Russia