RFV, a strategic investment fund of 60 million, is a 100% subsidiary of Rabobank and is part of the broader innovation agenda, in which we support internal and external Fintech and Food & Agri ventures to scale their business. We will do this by providing capital and/ or non-financial support like access to our customers, knowledge and network.
RFV backs the best and most ambitious entrepreneurs that align with Rabobank’s strategic direction and help them make their ideas real and lasting. Working side- by- side we are able to transform the financial and food & Agri industry and build sustainable and future proof business models in this rapidly changing world.
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We are on the lookout for that, that will benefit Rabobank and her customers on the long term. We seek to build a portfolio of winners that can positively impact the Fintech and Food & Agri sector.
We will help you leverage our footprint in the European Union and in the Food & Agri sector internationally. With over 7 million retail customers and 4 million globally in the Food & Agri sector, we will find ways to use our distribution power to get you the right access.
With over 100 years of experience in the banking sector we live and breathe financial services. Not only will we give you access to our knowledge but provide you with world- class industry experts and access to our senior business sponsors.
Over the last couple years we have been working closely with startups and building ventures internally , of which some are currently scaling their business as independent label in the market. Working with these ventures extensively has paved the way internally to embrace and commit to disruptive solutions. This makes us an ideal partner for you, to help you build your venture to scale.
We are a team of corporate entrepreneurs, innovators and M&A experts that have started many ventures and partnerships.
We eagerly partner with startups who also believe that a great collaboration can lead to not only better businesses but also a better world. Growing a better world together.
GoCredible’s innovative smart-contracts payment service is a convenient solution for unlicensed businesses that nevertheless seek to conduct business securely.
GoCredible supplies the smart contract technology for the payment method and the link to the payment terms, as well as being responsible for the technical integration of the systems of the parties concerned.
we.trade is a digital trading platform based on the latest technologies, including blockchain. Rabobank developed the platform together with six other banks (Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Societé Generale and UniCredit) and IBM. This groundbreaking joint platform will make domestic and cross-border trade for European companies easier by using distributed Ledger technology. It facilitates easier, secure and transparent trading and offers warranties to both supply and demand side.
Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused startup accelerators. It currently has 17 accelerator programmes across 11 cities. Startupbootcamp was founded in 2010. Since launching, Startupbootcamp has accelerated 241 startups of which 71% went on to receive funding.
Facturis is an online platform that helps to optimize the financial situation of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Netherlands. Facturis has various services that improve a company's cash flow and reduce the need for external working capital. The platform facilitates a more efficient flow of the incoming and outgoing invoices, retrieving digital debit authorizations, online payment options, and even quick payment discounts.
On the GO! is a mobile app that lets you easily pay your refueling or parking session on your phone. You don’t need a debit card or cash because you pay with On the GO! safe and fast from your car. With On the GO! you stay on the move!
Peaks is an innovative investment app. With Peaks it is possible to deposit fixed amounts, or choose to invest with your change. With every bank transaction Peaks rounds the amount down to the next euro. The collected change will be deposited on your Peaks account. Small pieces, but together, this can add up to a nice amount. Its not just putting change aside, but investing it in sustainable index funds. This way you easily get more from your money.
One of our main goals as a bank is to help our clients improve their wellbeing and achieve financial health. We want our clients to be able to manage their daily finances, save for the future and grow assets in sync with their real life events that matter most to them. Due to higher capital requirements on our balance sheet we also look at other forms of matching demand and supply (Alternative Finance).
As the Food & Agri bank we want to help Farmers to improve their position within the F&A value chains, by providing tooling that helps them to have better insights in their own processes and connects them to the value chain in a more data-driven way. Operational data from the various links in the chain can, after analysis and interpretation, help to create valuable tactical insights. It can subsequently help rural customers make better strategic decisions.
With Platform Banking we not only create and push products. We look at what we currently have in place (process, products, other assets) and allow others to create and consume value with us. By focusing on creating value added services (data-driven), we can discover new revenue models.
In the digital-first movement new technologies play a key role as they have impact on how we can succeed in delivering our ambitions within the themes; Financial Cruise Control, Data4Food and Platform Banking. These enabling technologies are not new financial products or services themselves, but are the catalyst that allows for the development of new innovative products and for FinTech companies to enter the banking markets.