Innovation and digital are now the DNA of the bank, the machine is running and the transformation is in full swing by inviting itself in all the banking business. Employees are constantly involved through training, events, and other new processes. Digital is now more than a culture, it is part of our daily activities.
TechWeek 2019 took place on 12 and 13 November at Societe Generale's technology hub Les Dunes in the east of Paris and on 14 November at the Bank's headquarters in La Défense. This unique event in the banking industry put the spotlight on use cases developed with the latest technologies by Societe Generale and its partners from the innovation and tech ecosystems to provide better customer service by combining the best of both the digital and human worlds.
Find Societe Generale at Money2020 Europe
Money2020 Europe took place in Amsterdam from June 3rd to 5th, this is a key event that brings together payments, technologies and financial services sector.
On this occasion, the Group has formed a partnership with Business France, whose action is to promote the development of French Fintechs internationally, and is thus part of the FrenchTech delegation of the event, to promote its Fintechs.
It was an opportunity to find 2 Fintechs from the Societe Generale ecosystem presented in the Business France selection: AssurTech Moonshot-Internet, and Fintech Treezor, as well as
to meet the teams of the Innovation Department who was present their open innovation platform, and attended a round table with Claire Calmejane.
Vivatech is the international event for startups and innovators to celebrate innovation. From Thursday 16 May to Saturday 18 May 2019 in Paris Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles Hall 1, Societe Generale Group will participate to VivaTech under the theme ?Future is Live?, and will welcome you to its booths in the United Tech of Europe area, and in the Afric@Tech area, to make you discover startups, and the latest innovations.
Open Innovation platform
Open Innovation is a key factor to transform the banking industry and launch new products and services. That’s why we are constantly looking to partner with ambitious startups that bring disruptive solutions to the financial sector, to help us innovate and tackle new challenges.
If you are working on those innovating services : Services to SMEs, Open Banking, Payment / e-commerce, Credit / Real estate, Insurtech, Cybersecurity/Regtech, Capital markets, Blockchain / crypto assets, Wealth Management, Etc., please apply on our open innovation platform which will connect you with more than 30 innovation leaders within our Group, in order to imagine: launching Proof-of-Concepts (POCs) and creating commercial and/or strategic partnerships; or even hosting your teams in our offices in Paris.
Determined to promote, train and recruite more women in tech, Societe Generale Group is committed to create a partnership with 50inTech inclusive and collaborative platform. This international platform is meant to women in tech as well as all players in the ecosystem decided to solve the problem of lack of diversity, which is a key issues for the Group.
50inTech offers practical tools for sharing, know-how and networking. One goal: to reach 50% of women in technology by 2050.
"We recruit 500 tech engineers per year in France. 50inTech will put us in touch with startups and women's talents to recruit. "Explains Claire Calmejane, Director of Innovation at Société Générale.
Partner of the Paris FinTech Forum 2019
From the 29 to 30 January 2019, Societe Generale took part in the third Paris Fintech Forum, held at Palais Brongniart in Paris. This event brought together banks, insurers and FinTech leaders from across the world to share their vision of the future of finance in the age of FinTechs. Frédéric Oudéa presents the key points to take away from this major international event.