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Gambit Helps Fuel Digital Innovation 

at BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas Asset Management Acquires Majority Stake in Belgian Fintech

In 2016, BNP Paribas was on the lookout for ways to digitalize and enhance its client experience, both within local branches and online. Around the same time, robo-advisory startup Gambit Financial Solutions announced its next fundraising round.

Although the two had been in contact for years, it was Gambit’s victory at the 2016 International Hackathon in Paris that rekindled the bank’s interest. 

Over the years, fintechs have helped large institutions improve security, data storage, compliance and more. However, when BNP Paribas reached out to Gambit, it was looking to transform one of the sector’s most crucial aspects: the way in which client and bank interact...

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Meet | Digital Devotion Group

Digital Devotion Group unites the best ventures within the digital sector under one umbrella. We provide, among others, digital consulting services, software and platforms for the digitization of corporations and the public sector, and a hub for startups and established companies.

We, as a group of high-tech companies, pursue the goal of developing our customers' innovations and performance potential while achieving sustainable success. Many companies cannot handle digitization on their own due to its constantly evolving nature. Our focus is on expert consulting, first-class services and the sustainable improvement of processes. 

Our group creates the best SMART Digital, Industry and City applications through its digital experts, individual software solutions and campus hosting startups with disruptive technologies. Our unique know-how in VR/AR/MR enables us to quickly win over customers.

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See & Do | Lab Events

Check out what's happening & mark your calendars

Oct. 24, Pleased to Meet You

Save the date for our next P2MU hour where the lab's newest startup will introduce itself & answer questions.

Oct. 27, FinTechMeets #6

Lux future lab's highly popular speaker series is back with a session on Open Banking led by Nasir Zubairi of the LHoFT & Romain Bignon of Budget Insight More

RECAP: Sept. 19, Pleased to Meet You

Five new member startups introduced themselves to the lab over some cold, local Fox Beers

RECAP: Sept. 27, Innovation Dating

The LOIC held its first innovation dating session where startups pitched to the club members, focusing on artificial intelligence & its scope of application

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Apply | Job Openings

Spread the word: lux future lab startups are hiring!

KYC3 | Enterprise Development (Multiple Positions) View 
KYC3 | Web Development (2 Positions) View
KYC3 | UX Design View
KYC3 | Legal & Finance Lead View
Budget Insight | Business Development View
Job Today | Human Resources & Administration Manager View

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Catch Up | News 

Exciting announcements from lux future lab startups & the local ecosystem

Lab

Digital Devotion Group Delivers Luxembourg Augmented Reality App

Sept. 12; ZREALITY, a Digital Devotion Group company, launched a new application that lets sightseers in Luxembourg view historical buildings as they once were, simply by holding up their smartphones. More

Kussbus Ride-sharing Service to Launch in February 2018

Sept. 15; Kussbus will become Luxembourg’s first ride-sharing service for commuters, with weekday shuttles connecting select areas with Luxembourg City. More

BGL Lends Talent to Startups

Sept. 21; Lux future lab startups looking for specialists in compliance, law, marketing & IT can now benefit from a skill-lending program with BGL BNP Paribas. Bank employees can sign up to be seconded to a startup team for a maximum of six months. The startup gets free support for its project & staff gain valuable experience. 

Five New Startups Selected for Fit 4 Start Autumn 2017

Sept. 27; AR24, Prometheus, Qwerteach, UME and VanHack were chosen out of 100 submissions to participate in the next edition of Luxinnovation’s Fit 4 Start Program. The selection was announced at The Graduation Day of last edition’s four participants. More

Talkwalker & PWC Announce Partnership

Sept. 28; PWC’s clients will now be able to take advantage of Talkwalker’s social-listening platform. Its data-driven insights will let these brands monitor & analyze relevant information across the web. More

Lux future lab’s Consulting Package Grows

Oct. 1; New fiduciary & web partners have joined the lab’s consulting package. Fincorp and Fidupart provide tax & account support, while Motion S handles IT & web development. Innohub Luxembourg, a private soft-landing platform & accelerator for innovation companies & late-stage startups, is also now part of the local startup ecosystem. 

Ecosystem

Tomorrow Street Opens

Sept. 14; Tomorrow Street, a joint initiative of Vodafone & Technoport, were joined by over 600 attendees from around the world to celebrate its opening. Its modern Kirchberg offices will soon house late-stage startups. More

IBM Luxembourg Cognitive Cloud Event

Oct. 1; IBM will hold an information session on October 18 that focuses on how its IBM Cloud platform can help businesses. The new solution is entirely secure & lets professionals make sense of the data transforming their fields. More

Sign Up for Rails Girls Luxembourg

Oct. 5; This free one-day workshop, organized by WIDE, the government Media & Communications Service, Digital Luxembourg & others, teaches women how to program an application using Ruby. The event will be on Saturday, October 21, with a party the evening before. More

 

 

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