DZ BANK New Corporate Partner

Workshops, meetings and events, like Pitch- and Demo-Days.

Having DZ BANK present at our office we will generate a tremendous learning effect for all parties. We can extend our direct network and gain expertise for the program, while DZ BANK has the great opportunity to get in touch with the startup ecosystem based on day-to-day routines of early stage startups. From simply thinking about the perfect name for a business over workshops and events, till another nightshift inventing the perfect business model there is always something essential happening in our office.

Recent investment in fintec startups proofing a highly dynamic environment and underling the high potential of our partnership. Together with DZ BANK we see great opportunities to attract more fintec startups for our program and generate perfect opportunities for new ideas and solutions.

One of the core pillars of our program is building bridges into Axel Springer SE, Plug and Play Techcenter and our network. The Corporate Partner Program offers a very exclusive platform to built up sustainable relations within our portfolio companies and grow with them into the future.

Apply Now! Start working with DZ BANK @ASPnP in August 2015.

DZ BANK is the fourth largest bank in Germany and the central institution for about 900 German cooperative banks (Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken) and their 11,000 branch offices. Within the Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken cooperative financial network, which is one of Germany’s largest private-sector financial services organizations, the DZ BANK AG functions both as a central institution and as a corporate and investment bank. As a holding, DZ BANK coordinates the efforts of the cooperative sector’s comprehensive range of specialized services in order to achieve synergies and grow market potential for the benefit of the local cooperative banks. The DZ BANK Group includes Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall, – a building society, DG HYP – Commercial Real Estate Finance, DZ PRIVATBANK, R+V Versicherung – an insurance company, TeamBank – consumer finance, Union Investment Group – asset management, VR Leasing Group, and various other specialized institutions. With its extensive financial products and services the DZ BANK Group supports the local cooperative banks in Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Capital Markets and Transaction Banking.

Axel Springer SE and the Plug and Play Tech Center, a leading startup investor and accelerator from Silicon Valley, joined forces to create Axel Springer Plug and Play in 2013. Axel Springer Plug and Play offers an accelerator program that runs for 100 days, three times a year, in Berlin with individual follow-ups in Silicon Valley.

We are currently open for applications until May 3rd and we are looking forward to your applications. In case you are interested in our program you can read all about us here, check out our blog article "four reasons to join an accelerator" or APPLY NOW until May 3rd.