INNOVATION: Elevator Lab 2022
A leading fintech partnership program powered by Raiffeisen Bank International and one of the most important acceleration programs in Eastern and Central Europe.
Our values guide every aspect of our organization, shaping our culture and defining how we operate as a team. We are committed to upholding the following values:
5.000 EUR cash prize for the winner(s)
A possibility of developing pilot project with RBAL
Explore Top-Tier Banking & Ecosystem Exposure
Integrate the Innovation with the Regional RBI Systems
More information about the lab
Elevator lab, is organized in a competition format between applicants, aiming to engage the actors of the innovation local ecosystem and partnership with startups and fintech’s, with the highest purpose of developing and renewing the banking business model of the future. Through the program, the interested parties such as startups and fintech’s could escalate their innovative products and services in the entire regional network countries where Raiffeisen Bank operates.
This year we are aiming to find innovative solutions for the bank and for our customers, therefore the fintech-startups will have the possibility to expose their solutions not only to the bank top management but also to important clients who are seeking to innovate their business models as well.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
This year the competition is open to fintech-startups that have at least minimum viable product ready and a committed founding team. The fintech-startups offering solutions / technology for banks and financial services must be active in one of the following areas:
Digital Customer Acqusition
Unlocking new opportunities to attract and engage customers through innovative digital strategies and seamless user experiences.
Automation of Operations
Streamlining efficiency and maximizing productivity through cutting-edge technologies to optimize and simplify business processes.
ESG & Sustainability
Committing to Environmental, Social, and Governance principles to drive positive impact and create a sustainable future for all stakeholders.
Digital Platforms Cloud
Harnessing the power of cloud technology to create scalable and agile digital platforms for seamless user experiences.
Unleashing the potential of data with sophisticated analytical tools to drive informed decision-making and business growth.
CEO of ailend: Gentian Zotaj
“Founding a startup is like jumping on a rollercoaster ride, it doesn’t happen fast or immediately bring you success. Those who read between the lines of any startup sucess story understand that the winnersa are those who are in for the long game; with a focus on delivering value. We are on a mission to ensure fair and easy access to credit for everyone whenever they need it. For that, we are grateful that out path crosed with Elevator Lab, who acknowledges our vision and efforts”
Regional Challenge Winner for Albania and Kosovo 2019
CO-founder te pema: Dion Deva
“For a startup having collaboration with one of Europe’s biggest and most well-established enterprises such as Raiffeisen Bank, is a life-changing startup experience.
We proudly say that TEPEMA has grown to be part of Elevator LAB and the winner of the ESG category, partnering closely with Raiffeisen Bank Albania and Innovation Team. We stand very optimistic for the seeds that we have planted together”