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16 amazing startups pitched at the International Hackathon 2017 Demo Day


During the Demo Day, a jury consisting of BNP Paribas' Top Management, led by its two deputies COOs – Jacques D’Estais (Head of International Financial Services) and Thierry Laborde (Head of Domestic Markets) – selected their “Coup de Coeur” in the three categories on BNP Paribas' 2020 strategic agenda. Read more

Celebration of innovation at OpenUp’s latest Regtech & Open Banking Business Mixer


Recently, OpenUp hosted another business mixer to further encourage the conversation about innovation between startups and BNP Paribas’ business lines. On May 30th 2017, various startups in the Regtech and Open Banking sectors gathered in Paris along with around 20 BNP Paribas representatives to discuss future opportunities, all facilitated by a session of Speed Networking. Read more

Mar-Tech: where BNP Paribas meets startups


We are excited to announce Mar-Tech Mixer Event taking place on March 27th; an experience that ensures a dynamic exchange between business lines and start-ups to trigger entrepreneurial culture and identify project collaborations. The main topics involved will be Marketing and Technology and the setup will be inspired from “speed dating” format. Start-ups have fixed tables in advance and BNP Paribas employees are those who move after each round. A fun, different and exciting way of building connections and making ideas come to life. Read more

Welcoming March with a selection of interesting Fintech events


This month we are coming back to let you know about some of the top Fintech and Startup events near you. If you are interested in topics such as blockchain, cybersecurity, innovation and entrepreneurship, you don’t want to miss these. For all startupers and Fintech lovers - watch out the following events: Read more

BNP Paribas at the CES of Las Vegas


BNP Paribas Real Estate stood out during its second visit to the CES by unveiling the first building in France compatible with Apple’s Homekit and La Poste's digital hub, thanks to Legrand’s “Céliane with Netatmo” offer. This technology promises a unique experience of smart, connected homes attentive to users’ habits. Read more