Online payment solution for brick-and-mortar SMEs during the coronavirus crisis
28 April 2020
Erste Group launched a secure payment solution for regional, brick-and-mortar retailers.

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Bank + Fintech love story: Erste Group + Dateio
28 January 2020
Martin Kobza, Head of Digital at Erste Group, and Ondrej Knot, Co-founder and CEO at Dateio, spoke with Efma’s Boris Plantier about their mutually…

Innovation of the month
Banking Innovation of the Month: Nicole by Raiffeisen Bank International
15 January 2020
Efma-Accenture’s Banking Innovation of the Month award for January 2020 goes to Raiffeisen Bank International, for their service “Nicole”,…

Erste Group deepens collaboration with Czech start-up Dateio
17 December 2019
Erste Group joins forces with Prague-based start-up Dateio to work on the integration of a new discount system into its pan-European banking platform…

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Erste Group’s social banking advances ‘step-by-step’
31 July 2019
‘Step-by-step’, Erste Group’s social banking program has been supporting early-stage entrepreneurs, social organizations and low-income…

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Raiffeisen Bank International ‘goes green’ with ESG incentive scheme
18 July 2019
Andrea Sihn Weber, working as the Head of Group Sustainability Management at Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), spoke to Efma about how the bank…

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Behind the scenes with innovation agency epiphanic
14 June 2019
Following Efma’s recent signing of a partnership with epiphanic to collaborate on Efma’s FinTechVisor portal, David Khassidov, founder of…

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Erste Group to host Efma’s second 2019 council meeting
22 May 2019
The second in this year’s series of Efma councils, a unique networking service for Efma members, will take place in Vienna, Austria on 11-12 June.

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What will the insurance industry look like in 2050?
15 May 2019
The insurance industry is set to undergo a dramatic transformation in the coming decades. Optimization, transformation and engagement are fundamental…

George can now display accounts held at other banks
13 December 2018
Erste Bank and Sparkassen is the first bank in Austria to offer its customers the option of connecting to savings and current accounts they have at other…

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