Does one of these situations sound familiar? I’m a startup, with a great innovative product or service and I’m looking to partner with a bank like BNP Paribas but finding the right contact just feels impossible! I’m a BNP Paribas employee with a great innovative project and I am looking for some new and fresh ideas, but I am struggling to find the right startup to partner with. OpenUp by BNP Paribas recognizes that true innovation happens when you bring together a diverse group of passionate people to challenge the status quo. Of course, you have meet each other first. OpenUp is on a mission to bring together BNP Paribas employees and innovative startups from around the world to collaborate and partner. There are so many reasons to meet. Here are some of the ways OpenUp gets you connected. • PROJECTS: Business lines of BNP PARIBAS can post projects for startups to apply to and with a dynamic matching, both startups and project owners are notified when a match occurs, making it easy to connect.
• IDEAS: Startups, have an idea keeping you up at night? Post your idea and OpenUp will automatically search interested business lines and notify them to connect with you.
• EXPERTS: Accelerate your growth by tapping into BNP Paribas knowledge on various topics such as marketing, legal, security, etc. • CONNECT: Search functionality makes it easy for both BNP Paribas employees and Startups to get connected, and startups you can connect with other startups as well.
• ECOSYSTEM: Find out how BNP Paribas programs and partnerships from around the world can help accelerate your success. With your personalized dashboard containing dedicated and up-to-date content, OpenUp is an easy way to seek out new business opportunities to connect, innovate and grow. OpenUp is free to download and use. Startups in Fintech and non-Fintech industries and BNP Paribas employees looking to connect will find OpenUp to be their handy every day tool to get connected fast.