Nestholma

Nestholma engages corporations and startups to collaborate.

We run on-site programs and events for new products and learnings.

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For financial institutions

We work with banks, insurance companies who want to go beyond startup hype and get tangible results: innovations, faster deals, organization-wide learnings by working with startups.

Read more about how we can help your organization here.

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For startups

For startups, we offer a fast track to working with banks & insurance companies. That on top off support for growing their business and becoming ready to work with big financial institutions.

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Some of our customers include Nordea, OTP Bank, TEB, Nokia, Microsoft, EIT Digital, F-Secure, British Telecom, Telecom Italia, Elisa, Yle, etc.

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The Nestholma whitepaper

Nestholma whitepaper about collaborating with startups

This white paper explores the benefits of collaborating with startups on branding, innovation and learning.

It also reviews alternatives and best practices on collaboration.

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Blockchain book published by Nestholma

Refineries of trust: the book about blockchain published by Nestholma

Want to understand blockchain?

Curious about ICO's?

This new book explains it all in a fun, non-techie, but accurate way.

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Nestholma blog

OTP Bank Accelerator from start to finish: collaboration, innovation and results

OTP Bank Accelerator from start to finish: collaboration, innovation and results

Last week it was finally time to get the accelerator started at OTP Bank! We have worked hard with OTP Bank to prepare for it, and we couldn't wait. Based on the selection period, we had high expectations, and lucky for us, so far it seems like we weren't wrong! Read more ...

OTP Bank Accelerator is in full swing!

OTP Bank Accelerator is in full swing!

Last week it was finally time to get the accelerator started at OTP Bank! We have worked hard with OTP Bank to prepare for it, and we couldn't wait. Based on the selection period, we had high expectations, and lucky for us, so far it seems like we weren't wrong! Read more ...

How working with startups makes your employees better?

How working with startups makes your employees better?

The rapidly changing world requires corporations to re-think all aspects of their organizations. They need to renew their strategies, operations and the way they organize their resources. Some of the most successful companies have realized startups are a good tool for fostering organizational renewal. Read more ...

The business case for organizing an accelerator

The business case for organizing an accelerator

Corporations benefit in many ways from having an accelerator. In our whitepaper, we already analyzed those benefits in depth. But one question that is sometimes tricky for people is: how much? Read more ...

The future of corporate venture capital? Here's what the pros think

The future of corporate venture capital? Here's what the pros think

The startup event of the year, Slush, was last week and that meant it was also time for our official Slush side event: Corporate Venture Capital. Read more ...

Will CEE surpass China and India as the fintech leader? Here's why.

Will CEE surpass China and India as the fintech leader? Here's why.

China has been the number one market in fintech for a while now, and India is right behind it. But will 3rd king of the market be the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)? Read more ...

Insurance is about to be disrupted. Here's why.

Insurance is about to be disrupted. Here's why.

This is a guest post from one of our mentors, Petri Ekman. Petri is an experienced executive with a broad and in-depth experience in financing, financial and insurance products and risk management strategies for corporate clients. Read more ...

Why OTP Bank works with Nestholma

Why OTP Bank works with Nestholma

Collaboration between startups and corporations is not easy. Most attempts to cooperate actually fail. There is a cultural divide between their two worlds. This why you need a mediator who understands both of those worlds: to make the collaboration a win-win for both the corporation and the startups. Read more ...

Why OTP Bank wants to work with startups

Why OTP Bank wants to work with startups

It's clear that for startups, having a big bank as a partner is crucial. And that OTP Bank is such a partner. It can make it or break it. It makes your startup bank-validated. But collaboration is not a one-way street. You also need to understand your partner and their motives; why they want to collaborate with you. Read more ...