Societe Generale nurtures and accelerates innovation in order to better serve its clients, integrating all the potential avenues offered by digital. For new uses, new services: the bank is committed to anticipating the needs of its clients and to inventing new banking solutions to meet them.
Aymeril Hoang Head of Innovation for the Group
Technological changes represent opportunities to transform and enrich our relationship with our clients and our members of staff, and to reinvent the bank of tomorrow.
An innovation dynamic shared by all
By transforming our tools and our working methods, we are renewing our relationship to our clients. We are reinventing our profession without changing our fundamental role: supporting our clients as closely as possible, helping them manage their finances optimally, advising them and making their daily lives easier.
The digital experience at the service of our clients
The Societe Generale App: the best of banking on your mobile device
Our App embodies the bank’s determination to make banking a straightforward, convenient and efficient experience for its customers.
Le Plateau: 1,000 m2 dedicated to open innovation
Le Plateau, located in the Les Dunes complex, has an important place in the network of existing external coworking sites. To foster cooperation between internal and external project teams and FrenchTech ecosystems, Le Plateau hosts external and internal startups in an innovative environment, providing support and making its resources available to them. By creating a community for sharing resources, experience and knowledge, Le Plateau offers ideal conditions that foster innovation and value creation for startups.
Creation of the Lab in Dakar: paving the way for innovative initiatives!
True to its long-standing commitment to Africa, Societe Generale has created a new “laboratory of ideas” that will serve as an incubator for innovative initiatives developed by African subsidiaries. Stimulating and accelerating innovation is also our way of supporting the cultural and digital revolution currently taking place in Africa.
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Societe Generale Group has made digital a key lever for transforming the banking relationship it has with its clients. Naturally, the Global Banking & Investor Solutions Division, which serves institutional clients, large corporate clients, and private banking clients has placed digital and innovation at the core of its strategic plan.
With Fiduceo, Societe Generale became the first bank in France to acquire a fintech company. Since then, we have seen a multitude of partnerships, investments, experiments and exchanges, well beyond the borders of France. The Group continues to forge stronger and more extensive links with the start-up and fintech ecosystem.