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AccelUp is an acceleration program dedicated to developed startups from the FinTech, InsurTech and Telco sectors. During 5 acceleration rounds, nearly 60 startups developed their technologies in cooperation with business partners: Santander Bank Polska, AXA Partners CEE, Orange, Santander Consumer Bank, RITS and Santander Leasing.
AccelUp gives you the opportunity to scale up your business globally with Santander Bank Polska, Santander Leasing, Santander Consumer Bank, Orange Polska, AXA Partners and RITS.
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Santander Bank Polska
Santander Bank Polska SA is the largest commercial bank in Poland that offers financial solutions for individuals, micro, small and medium enterprises as well as Polish and international corporations. The Bank has one of the largest network of branches and partner branches in Poland and provides services via electronic access channels, including mobile banking.
Santander Bank Polska is a market leader in the use of modern technologies in banking services, providing its clients with the widest digital payment offer on the market. The priority of Santander Bank Polska is and always will be customer satisfaction and loyalty, as a result the Bank regularly introduces innovative functionalities that help to take care of personal finances and effectively manage business finances.
Since 2011, the Bank belongs to the international Santander Group. Companies from the Santander Bank Polska Group offer, among others, investment funds, insurance, leasing and factoring. Santander Bank Polska received the title “Bank of the Year in Poland” in 2018 in one of the most prestigious, international industry competitions organized by the magazine “The Banker”, for its successes in improving efficiency and profitability, as well as introducing innovative products and services that stand out in the market.
The Santander Group, based in Spain, was founded in 1857 and has a significant share in 10 key markets in Europe and both Americas (Spain, Poland, Great Britain, Portugal, USA, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Germany). As the strongest financial institution in Europe in terms of market capitalization, it provides services to over 140 million customers who appreciate it primarily for innovation and the highest quality of products and solutions offered. Thanks to international cooperation of experts from all markets in which the Group operates, today Santander Bank Polska is already creating a bank of the future – the bank Customers want.
The cooperation with Santander Bank Polska provides an opportunity to scale the project regionally and globally through cooperation within global programs, including Fintech Station. As a recipient of technology in the AccelUp program, it also gives the opportunity to present projects to the global Santander InnoVentures fund from Madrid.
Santander Consumer Bank
AXA Partners is part of the AXA Group, the largest and most valuable insurance group in the world. AXA Partners is transversal worlwide business unit offering a wide range of solutions in insurance, reinsurance, assistance services and credit&lifestyle protection. Our main goal is to implement innovative solutions which will support our corporate clients and contribute to their customers’ experience, anywhere, anytime.
The most dynamic part of our expertise is e-commerce and B2B2C distribution. We simplify insurance processes and improve financial transfers and document circulation within the claims handling.
Cooperation with AXA Partners gives the possibility to scale the project regionally and globally. As a recipient of the technology AXA Partners also gives a chance to present it before the funds from Central and Eastern Europe.
Orange Polska is a leading telecom service provider in Poland with the largest infrastructure in the country. It offers cutting-edge services to nearly 20 million customers, including convergent services, combining landline and mobile phone services, home and mobile internet as well as numerous multimedia services.
Orange Polska provides comprehensive solutions for business and conducts research and development activities and supports innovation. Orange Polska invests in super fast fiber optic Internet and 4G / LTE mobile internet. It’s also conducting 5G technology tests.
Cooperation with Orange Polska gives the possibility to scale the project regionally and globally. As a recipient of technology in the AccelUp program, it also gives a chance to go to big startup events in Asia.
With more than 20 years of experience, Santander Leasing is a well-established leader in financing machinery and equipment, remaining at the forefront of the leasing industry. As a universal lessor, the company funds a wide range of fixed assets for SME and corporate clients. The company has always focused on high-quality services and reliability in its relationships with its clients. This was recognized by entrepreneurs, who presented Santander Leasing with the Trusted Brand Award (Marka Godna Zaufania) in 2020
Cooperation with Santander Leasing gives the possibility to scale the project regionally and globally. As a recipient of the technology Santander Leasing is a member of Santander Group which gives a chance to present innovations before the funds from Central and Eastern Europe
RITS - Relyon IT Services
Relyon IT Services (RITS) is one of the fastest-growing IT companies in Poland. The company provides innovative IT solutions in a wide range of business models to bring the best value for our clients in the country and on international markets. RITS responds to the changing reality, by creating socially responsible solutions that often set trends for the future. We support our clients in reaching their goals also by optimizing operating costs to the greatest extent possible, which brings a real increase in the company’s revenues.
With the first office in Warsaw (2014) RITS provided services in the area of IT outsourcing, starting from basic staff augmentation services and team leasing. During the next years service offer was extended to advanced team leasing and managed service models. Besides IT outsourcing for our customers we are also offering long-term support services (RITS Alternative Support). In 2018 the company became a global partner in digital transformation standards for DocuSign, and in 2019 for UiPath. We are currently able to support our clients in business automation by providing an electronic signature, digital document circulation platform, and robotic process automation (RITS Robotics). In 2019 the company opened SSC in Vietnam. This location is supporting our internal software house in delivering complete solutions in software projects. In association with the development of the services, building its own competence center (including foreign ones) and the strong exit to foreign markets Relyon IT Services rebranded its name to RITS. Today, RITS offers a wide range of services dedicated to our customers, starting from IT outsourcing (body leasing, team leasing, managed services), business automation processes, and software development. RITS is currently hiring 250 highly experienced IT professionals, mostly working from various locations in Poland and with around 30 professionals working off-shore from our office in Vietnam. Our specialists are working currently in over 60 IT projects for clients globally. Thanks to the ability to operate among the different time zones we are able to provide services in alignment with our global customers’ work hours.
RITS is part of a large private equity fund that has been investing in research and development and innovative technologies for years. For several years RITS has been an active investor and Transfer Tech platform that invests and develops innovative companies with their own products in the area of Safety, Logistics, MedTech, Cloud
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The Accelpoint Accelerator received support under Measure 2.5. of the Smart Growth Operational Programme, “Acceleration Programmes”.