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BNP Paribas assists Fintechs by launching the first Fintech Accelerator and the first innovation Hub for Fintech companies in France

  • 18.12.2015

The Group launches 2 unique initiatives in France, the first Fintech Accelerator and the first innovation Hub for Fintech companies, those startups whose activity is focused on the banking and financial services.

The Fintech Accelerator by L’Atelier BNP Paribas is designed to link up Fintech startups and BNP Paribas businesses with a view to help develop new products and services. The objective is to support young startups to develop prototype solutions for BNP Paribas’ businesses to improve the overall customer service quality and enhance the customer relationship.

Applications for candidates who wish to join the Accelerator are open until 17 January 2016.

Located at 37-39 rue d’Anjou in the centre of Paris, the French Retail Banking Fintech Innovation Hub will provide startups with tailored banking solutions, drawing on the expertise of specialist Relationship Managers working in close contact with the Fintech ecosystem. This hub will assist Fintechs working in such fields as payments, finance, savings & investment and asset management, or which are planning to bring innovative technology to the banking sector.

Based on a process of open co-construction and innovation, the Group wishes to offer its customers a high-quality digital banking experience while ensuring the safety of their operations and data.