Europe’s 25 Corporate Startup Stars winner demonstrates an innovative methodology to future-proofing its business through start-up collaboration
Inquisitive and open-minded, the Dutch banking and financial services organisation Rabobank is future-proofing its business by tapping into talented start-ups.
Offering a full spectrum of imaginative initiatives – including Fintech Hackathons and partnerships with accelerators such as Startupbootcamp and Rockstart – it places collaboration at the heart of its growth strategy.
Rabobank’s integrated approach to investments, acquisitions and partnerships is highly strategic, enabling them to create mutually beneficial relationships with start-ups using innovative methodology – something that is unusual in the banking sector.
A good example is MyOrder, a mobile commerce platform, which has helped add value to Rabobank’s new Rabo Wallet proposition.
Image courtesy of SVC2UK CEO Summit 2015.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 644104.