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Societe Generale in Italy becomes a corporate member of the Fintech District

Societe Generale in Italy becomes a corporate member of the Fintech District to contribute to the development of the Italian fintech ecosystem.

Societe Generale becomes a corporate member of the Fintech District to contribute to the development of the Italian fintech ecosystem.

It is the first international bank to join the community with more than 100 fintech players.

"With this partnership, we want to actively contribute to the development of the Italian Fintech ecosystem by providing startups with our expertise to help them develop their ideas and transform them into innovative services. Fintech is contributing to shape the future of the financial industry - closely following its developments and supporting the best projects are essential steps to be able to develop innovative solutions at the service of our customers. The partnership with the Fintech District will allow us to combine our strengths with qualified Fintech companies to rapidly develop innovative solutions, in a perspective of co-construction, for the benefit of our customers”, said Alessandro Gumier, Head of Global Banking and Investor Solutions for Societe Generale in Italy.

 

 

“We are proud to welcome Societe Generale, the first international bank to become a member of the Fintech District community. At the same time, we recognize how significant a step this partnership represents for this important financial group in the local implementation of its innovation strategy and to assume a role of growing importance on the Italian territory. Societe Generale's entry not only offers added value to the entire community, but also consolidates Fintech District's position both nationally and internationally, as a reference player for developing concrete Open Innovation projects with the world of finance", commented Alessandro Longoni, Head of Fintech District.

Press Contacts:

Societe Generale:
- Mario Tino - Tel. +39.02.45395502 - mtino@verinieassociati.com
- Patrizia Giambona - Tel. +39 02 45395521 - pgiambona@verinieassociati.com 

SGSS: Cristina Fossati, Angela Fumis - Tel. +39 02 89011300 - sgss@imagebuilding.it

Fintec District:
- Beatrice Cagnoni - Tel. +39 335 56 35 111 - beatrice.cagnoni@bc-communication.it 
- Simona Vecchies - Tel. +39 335 12 45 190 - simona.vecchies@angelia.it 

 

Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 147,000 employees, based in 67 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is currently included in the main sustainability indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FSTE4Good (World and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe, 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders Indices, MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.

For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com

 

Fintech District

Fintech District is the community that represents the reference point for the fintech ecosystem in Italy, and beyond. It sets out and generates the best conditions for startups, financial institutions, corporates, professionals, institutions, national and international investors to work synergistically and find opportunities for growth at the national and international level.

It is not just a location but a community of players with one thing in common: high technological innovation and the same need to find an ecosystem able to develop and affirm new paradigms. Fintech District now has over 100 startups and numerous collaborations with public institutions, investors, professionals, financial institutions, international innovation hubs, universities and corporates.