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OTP Bank Startup Accelerator powered by Nestholma

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OTP Bank startup accelerator is an intensive three-month program designed to grow your business. You will get to collaborate with OTP, key player in Eastern Europe.

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Corporations need to renew themselves, and one of the best ways to do that is by working with startups. This white paper explores the benefits on branding, innovation and learning. It also reviews alternatives and best practices on collaboration.

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The business case for organizing an accelerator

The business case for organizing an accelerator

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Banking, Corporations, General, innovating.

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

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

Posted by & filed under Corporate Venture Capital, General, Investing.

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 ...

FAQ: the most common questions startups have about our accelerators

FAQ: the most common questions startups have about our accelerators

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Startups.

While promoting our accelerator programs, we get lots of questions regarding logistics, financing, or other parameters that might influence your decision. Here are some answers to the most common questions!
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Want to get access to a market of 80 million people? Announcing the next global partner in our Global Fintech Accelerator: TEB

Want to get access to a market of 80 million people? Announcing the next global partner in our Global Fintech Accelerator: TEB

Posted by & filed under Banking, Fintech, Global Fintech Accelerator.

Startups: when you apply to any of our accelerators or BankAccess programs, you'll be exposed to all of our bank partners operating in 20+ countries in addition to TEB. 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.

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Banking, Fintech, Startups.

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.

Posted by & filed under Guest blog, Insurance, Insurtech.

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

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Banking, Fintech, Global Fintech Accelerator, Programs.

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

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Banking, Fintech, Innovation, 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 ...

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