Rethinking innovation in financial services.
We fast-track the innovation strategy of over 70 of the world's largest financial institutions. By joining Plug and Play, you will gain access to a vast network of 50,000+ startups, keep up with the latest industry trends, launch pilots, POCs, and much more.
Be at the forefront of Finance Trends
Meet the right startups
Fintech startups have dramatically enhanced innovation in the Financial Services industry. With Plug and Play, you’ll gain access to a strategically aligned selection of startups that meet your tech interests.
Network with peers
Meet industry peers, learn best practices, and set industry standards at hundreds of public and private events every year. We not only organize events but also facilitate relevant introductions.
Access to the latest trends
Payments, Open Banking, Artificial Intelligence… Innovation is reshaping the financial services landscape. As a corporate partner, we’ll make sure you don’t miss out on a trend.
Fintech Focus Areas
Wealth & Asset Management
Digital-first experiences, hyper-personalized products, and operational improvements are just some of the trends shaping wealth & asset management. Stay ahead of them.
We drive innovation in payments by helping financial institutions to adopt new technologies and foresee the ones to come.
The sustainability agenda is transforming the financial sector. And technology plays a key role in this new landscape.
Technology has become the overarching mechanism for the delivery of banking services. Customers want low friction, immediacy, and stronger and easily scalable commerce connections.
With the burden of regulatory requirements increasing, Financial Institutions can no longer consider back-office automation a “nice-to-have” feature but part of a set of “must-have” functionalities.
Open Banking is becoming a major source of innovation that will reshape the banking industry. Do not get left behind.
Crypto & Digital Assets
Blockchain technology and crypto economics will transform the way we do business on the internet and across multiple industries.
Our Fintech ecosystem, in numbers
- 70+corporate partners fast-tracked
- 1750+POCs & Pilots developed
- 2000+startups accelerated
- 150+investments made
- 9Fintech unicorns backed
How Everything Started
“The story of Plug and Play Fintech started with a small Bitcoin meetup at our headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA. This meetup turned into our Fintech program, launched in 2014. As of 2021, we have 70+ corporate partners, have made over a hundred investments, and have accelerated 600 startups.” - Nadine Mühl, Director, Fintech.
In the photograph, the Plug and Play Fintech team with Vitalik Buterin, Co-Founder of Ethereum, back in 2014.
You’ll be in good company
Brad DeVilbiss, Senior Director of Strategy and Innovation, RSM
“Through the events that Plug and Play organizes and the exposure to their innovation ecosystem, we have been able to learn and apply those learnings at a rate that we wouldn’t otherwise have been able to.”
Raiffeisen Bank International
Maximilian Schausberger, Managing Director, Elevator Ventures, Raiffeisen Bank International
“Plug and Play is a great platform to match fintechs and banks. We have a great reach into the Fintech ecosystems of our markets, in Central and Eastern Europe. We see huge potential, and we also want to bring fintechs from all around the world.”
Oscar Rodríguez, VP Innovation, Grupo Bolívar
“Working with startups has helped us accelerate our company's time to market, improve processes, reduce costs and implement disruptive solutions to reach new markets and improve our value offer.”