Our FintechPartnership Program

Our fintech partnership program is offering later-stage fintech startups support in developing unique pilot projects: Develop your proof of concept, gain access to real customer data and work in close collaboration with leading banking experts across the CEE region. Get the chance to become a partner of Raiffeisen Bank International Group!

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Your Benefits from the Partnership Program

If you are looking for an equity-free program for fintechs and banking that offers you insights into current developments by banking experts in CEE, you should consider joining our Elevator Lab Partnership Program. We fund you in our intensive 4-month program organized by RBI and its subsidiary banks in CEE. Find out more about the benefits you can gain from our fintech Partnership Program:

Pilot project

To develop your product further we test it in the real-life banking environment (access to the RBI API Marketplace & real clients) in the course of a pilot project with the most promising fintechs.

Support of experienced mentors

Our mentors come from a wide range of business areas within RBI Group and are top experts in their fields. They are supporting fintech expansion by sharing their expertise, giving strategic support and providing critical feedback. Additionally, external mentors are contributing with their specific know-how.

Dedicated PoC Fund

The pilot projects are funded by a dedicated Proof of Concept fund. In addition, we cover travel and accommodation (flight & hotel) for up to two people per fintech

All the benefits

What we were looking for in 2020

We are looking for startups, with proven innovative fintech products and technologies. Elevator Lab aims to jointly develop scalable business cases and enables international growth.

Value added Services for Large Corporates Track

1. Cash and treasury management solutions

  • Digital cash flow forecasting
  • Working capital solutions

2. Expense management

  • (Virtual) corporate credit card
  • Paperless expense management
  • Travel management solutions

3. Risk management

  • Anti fraud
  • Creditworthiness checks

hosted by

Raiffeisen Bank International

  • Applications closed. 
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Analytics & Loyalty Solutions for Companies Track

1. Advanced analytics solutions

  • Data enrichment & omnichannel analytics
  • Clients risk profiling models based on
    transactional data & other real time data
  • Predictive sales signal analytics for client acquisition
  • Customer online footprint and readiness analytics

2. Loyalty programs solutions

  • B2B2C value chains
  • Loyalty platforms/portals/market place
  • Channel loyalty programs - omnichannel loyalty solutions
  • Loyalty management technologies

hosted by

Raiffeisen Bank Romania    Raiffeisen Bank Bulgaria

  • Applications closed.
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Bank as a platform

Bank as a platform Track

  • Super Apps
  • Mini programs
  • Marketplaces for banking/non-banking services
  • Plug&Play infrastructure for core banking service

hosted by

Tatra banka

  • Applications closed. 
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Any questions?

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

FAQ Partnership Program

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