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Financial technology (fintech) companies

By partnering with selected fintechs, we can learn from each other and can leverage each other’s strengths.

ING appointed a head of Fintech in 2015 to develop our approach towards these innovative financial technology companies, exploring possible partnerships, investments and acquisitions. In Belgium, we are already doing much in this space, and in the Netherlands, ING supports Start-up Bootcamp and Start-upDelta, a Dutch government initiative aimed at increasing the number and quality of start-ups in the Netherlands.

ING has also set-up an ING Innovation Studio, where it can match internal teams with start-ups from around the world to accelerate the development of ideas into minimum viable products.