Become part of the Elevator Lab and capitalize on our exclusive benefits, including:

    • Because we believe that we are stronger together!

      We want to cooperate with you in the below mentioned six areas, in order to jointly inspire and convince more than 16 million customers across our widespread banking network.

    • Best in class banking experts and mentors

      Over 20 mentoring sessions (either on site in Vienna or remotely) from all fields of our RBI expertise support you to build a business model more quickly.

    • Exposure to executives and external investors

      Expand your network within the industry but also get introduced to international investors.

    • Equity-Free

      The program is equity free. During the program, we might discuss investment options on an individual basis.

    • Kick off bootcamp, Acceleration Days & Demo Day

      Participate in the kick-off bootcamp, the three co-working weeks in Vienna and the Demo Day – all travel and accommodation (hotel & flight) expenses of the finalists for the program sessions are covered by the Elevator Lab.

    • Our mutual pilot project is funded!

      Our mutual pilot project is funded out of a budget of up to €200,000. You will have access to our IT sandbox via APIs. We talk business – we aim at creating a business case to enable cooperation.

RBI Johann Strobl | Elevator Lab


We are looking for start-ups, with proven innovative fintech products and technologies. Elevator Lab is a leading Fintech Accelerator built by Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) to jointly develop scalable business cases and enable international growth.

  • Big Data Analytics

    • Credit rating or fraud detection
    • Predictive analytics
    • Sentiment Analysis
    • Data security & privacy

  • Branch of the Future

    • Augmented / Virtual Reality
    • PoS Solutions

  • Investing and Trading Tech

    • Artificial intelligence (Robo Advisory)
    • Social Trading
    • Crowdfunding

  • Payment & Transaction

    • Peer-to-peer Payment
    • Transaction processing
    • Blockchain
    • Biometrics
    • Machine-initiated Payment
    • Internet of Things (Wearables)

  • RegTech

    • AML & KYC solutions
    • Optical Character Recognition
    • Blockchain

  • SME Banking

    • Digital lending and investment
    • Digital cash management
    • Digital Invoicing
    • Factoring