Our Approach

Elevator Ventures – Corporate Venture Capital powered by Raiffeisen Bank International. Our CVC fund is mainly focused on fintech startups in late Seed to Series B stages.

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We strongly believe in the Smart Money approach: Through Elevator Ventures, we provide financial resources as well as know-how. The knowledge and experience of our banking experts guarantee mutual benefits for startups and investors. Furthermore, our 14 markets in Central- and Eastern Europe (CEE) are the perfect basis for an expansion into this dynamic region. So let´s grow together!

Expert know-how in banking and banking products

Local market know-how in 14 markets in CEE incl. Austria

Potential access to 16.7 million customers

Partnership approach

We provide you with the financial and strategic support to achieve your international ambitions. We are ready! Are you?

Maximilian Schausberger,
Managing Director, Elevator Ventures
Head of Fintech Partnerships, Group Strategy & Innovation, RBI

Benefits with RBI

RBI regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 13 markets in the region are covered by subsidiary banks, the Group also comprises numerous other financial services providers, for instance in the field of leasing, asset management, factoring and M&A.

In total, almost 47,000 RBI employees serve 16.7 million customers in more than 2,000 business outlets, the vast majority of which are in CEE. RBI AG shares have been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 2005.

14 markets in CEE incl. Austria

16.7 million customers

>30 years of success in CEE

Elevator Lab

The Fintech Partnership Program by RBI

Elevator Lab is a leading fintech partnership program powered by RBI. It is looking for innovative fintech solutions, in order to jointly develop tomorrow’s banking business. Once selected for Elevator Lab, fintechs get the chance to scale their business across the CEE Region.

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