SnapSwap is one of the startups selected to the third edition of the FinTech Village accelerator program sponsored by ING, one of the major banks in Europe and leader in Belgium. After a tough selection process, including a full day of pitching at the ING Belgium headquarters in January, 6 startups out of 550 applicants were selected to ING’s Fintech Village at the Eggsplore facility at Diegem, near Brussels.
During the 4-month program, the startups will be supported to sharpen their business model and prepare their Proof of Concept (POC), Proof of Value or a pilot. FinTech Village's coaching programme supports the young businesses selected in growing their companies. The startups will receive unique access to top-level expertise from leading players such as SWIFT-Innotribe, Deloitte, The Bridge, serial entrepreneurs and other partners. The results will be demonstrated in June at the Demo Day.
SnapSwap has applied to the “Efficient Bank” Challenge, that required to create solutions to increase efficiency tenfold thanks to new simple, working methods. This acceleration program is the opportunity for SnapSwap to develop a proof of concept with ING and to process into further collaboration.
SnapSwap is invited by Innsomnia, a Spanish business incubator which specializes in FinTech, to exhibit at Forinvest financial exhibition on 8th March in Valencia, Spain.
Forinvest is Spain’s leading financial and business networking event. During the 2-day event, the latest trends, innovations, financial products and services, investments, insurance and technology-based solutions will be presented. The top experts will be reflecting on the present and future of the industry. This networking event is the opportunity for SnapSwap to get in contact with the main financial and insurance organizations willing to digitize their process to identify their customers and perform KYC background checks in Spain.
If you are looking for a digital customer onboarding solution,Philippe Agrezio, Vice President Business Development and Integrations at SnapSwap will be pleased to meet you at Innsomnia booth space for a one-to-one meeting.
SnapSwap presents Snaprove™ at the Innovation Challenge Week that takes place on 6-9th of March in Helsinki, Finland. This challenge is the first step of the Open Banking Startup Partnership Program, organized by OP Financial Group and the OP Lab Open Banking Partnership Program that aims to find FinTech solutions that can be brought directly to Finnish markets.
The Challenge week is designed to accelerate discussions and business development between the startups and OP. In addition to keynotes about Open Banking, networking with program partners and OP mentors, and intensive meetings to refine the startups’ proposal to OP, the startups will meet and work with top executives of OP’s banking area.
This selection shows once again the traction of SnapSwap’s digital customer onboarding solution on the financial sector. OP Challenge week is an opportunity for SnapSwap to establish itself in broader markets like Finland. This 4-day innovation challenge will end by a pitching day, in front of OP team that will select the most innovative startups for the program.
SnapSwap is proud to announce that it has released an upgraded version of Snaprove™, its digital customer customer onboarding solution. Snaprove™ now uses multilayer biometrics in order to identify the customers, which will enable stronger and even more accurate identity verification.
The new facial analysis feature enables to analyze the characteristics of any face, i.e if the eyes are open, if the person smiles, etc. In addition, Snaprove™ gives an estimated age range of the person. The improved face comparison feature measures the probability that the person’s face corresponds to the ID’s face in real-time and calculates a coefficient of similarity.
The new update aims to streamline the customer onboarding process, to reduce customer-related risks and errors while ensuring a seamless and omnichannel user experience for customers.
SnapSwap has the honour to be invited by the Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom and the Royal Bank Natwest to the European FinTech Mission hosted in London from February 13 to 14. The event hosts companies from over 13 countries from inside and outside the European Union, invited to promote the FinTech industry and London as a world-leading hub for fintech.
Through this event, SnapSwap has the opportunity to promote and showcase its digital customer onboarding solution Snaprove™ to investors and VCs, and also creates new business connections. Indeed, SnapSwap proposes a responsive solution that addresses the challenges of the industry regarding technological innovation and “Know Your Customer” requirements. In total, 52 companies are invited to this 2-day mission, with the goal to consolidate the FinTech sector. The discussions and panels are focused on UK’s landscape, regional strengths and opportunities, challenges in the financial market and new technologies.
SnapSwap attends ICE Totally Gaming on Thursday 8 February, the most influential B2B gaming event that brings together the international online an offline gaming sectors.
ICE is the world’s platform for gaming solution exploration, all forms of gaming are covered whether land-based or online. ICE Totally Gaming attracts leading industry experts to exhibit their latest developments, discuss recent and ongoing trends, and host informative panel discussions. Last year, ICE welcomed more than 30.000 people from 150 countries; it is a unique gathering place for all the major gaming players including operators, regulators and more. ICE represents an opportunity for SnapSwap to reach new verticals, including online gaming operators that need to identify their customers and perform KYC background checks.
If you are an online gaming operator looking for a customer onboarding solution, do not hesitate to get in touch with our sales team at email@example.com to book a meeting with our sales team. We look forward meeting you there.
SnapSwap has been selected among more than 800 companies from 51 countries to pitch on stage at Paris Fintech Forum 2018, to present Snaprove™, the digital customer onboarding solution. Paris Fintech Forum 2018, the main European forum dedicated to finance and technology, will be held on next 30 and 31 of January at the Palais Brongniart, in Paris.
More than 2000 delegates and 200 CEO's from banks, insurance, telco, regulators and Fintechs from all continents are expected to attend. CEO’s and c-levels will take part as speakers into keynotes, panels & interviews to address all key issues of digital finance in general and Fintech in particular.
If you want to discover more about our solution Snaprove™, do not hesitate to join the event and see the pitch starting at 3.25 pm at the FinTech pitches and showcases stage.
As official partners, Accorhotels and one of the biggest startup acceleration programs, Techstars Paris, invited the public at AccorHotels’ headquarters for an exclusive pitch session. Only five startups from the Techstars Paris program were selected to pitch in front of the audience, and SnapSwap was one of them.
SnapSwap presented the digital onboarding solution Snaprove™ to more than 200 people who attended the event, including 150 collaborators of AccorHotels, and 50 other guests. This demo day allowed SnapSwap to share its experience, its vision, and to create new business connections and to discuss about further collaboration opportunities. AccorHotels Group was one of the six corporate partners of the Techstars Paris accelerator program in 2017. AccorHotels if a French multinational hotel group, and a worldwide leader in the hospitality sector, which operates in 95 countries. The group has more than 250,000 employees, a network of 4,200 hotels in the world and a portfolio of 20 hotel brands from luxury to economy.
As a result of its participation in the Techstars Paris accelerator program, SnapSwap is proud to announce its new partnership with the Groupama Group. The French insurance group was one of the six Techstars program corporate partners, and SnapSwap’s mentor during the 13-week program. SnapSwap has the honor to collaborate with one of the leading insurance companies in France to develop an innovative program related to life insurance. SnapSwap is also considering to develop other products with the Groupama Group in the near future.
The Groupama group is one of the leading mutual insurance groups in France. The Groupama Group is France’s leading personal insurer, France’s leading insurer of agriculture and local authorities, France’s second largest home insurer. The group is supported by 3 complementary brands : Groupama, Gan and Amaguiz. Outside France, the Groupama Group is present in 11 countries, mainly in Europe, with growth drivers in Asia. In 2016, the Groupama Group had 13 million customers and 32,600 employees worldwide, with a turnover of 13.6 billion euros.
After 13 weeks of intensive work, the ten startups selected to participate to Techstars Paris are finally pitching in front of more than 450 people, including 150 investors, the six corporate partners of the program (Air Liquide, FDJ, Groupama, Renault Group, RCI Bank and Services, Total and Accor Hotels), the tech community and journalists. The Demo Day is taking place in Paris, at Station F, the world’s biggest incubator.
For this edition, hundreds of startups from 64 countries applied to Techstars Paris, and only ten startups were selected. The startups are coming from California, Portugal, Armenia, Kenya, India, Luxembourg and France. During the first phase of the program, the startups took part in more than 200 meetings, workshops and mentoring sessions. These sessions enabled the startups to select their lead mentors and to work more closely with them during these past months. During the second phase, the startups participated to 12 workshops and worked with Techstars team to define their strategy, their financial model, develop their product and prepare their pitch for the Demo Day.