The virtues of family capitalism
Starting from nothing, in ten years, David Pouyanne has built a group specialised in commercial real estate that has doubled its revenues each year. What drives his success? A strategy that encompasses key business lines, innovative team coaching and strong entrepreneurial values.
Internal Startup Call: intrapreneurs feel
Find out how the intrapreneurs felt during the pitches. The 70 sponsored startups will be launched in May 2018. They will meet their sponsor every week, who can decide to continue or end the startup each quarter. During the first 6 months, their development will be financially supported using the Societe Generale innovation fund.
Opening an account 100% online thanks to biometrics
For the first time in France, a bank offers its customers the possibility of opening an account entirely online, with no mandatory transfer, using biometric facial recognition with a dynamic selfie in order to verify the identity of the future customer. Societe Generale aims to achieve 30% of new accounts opened online by 2020 (compared with 10% at present).
Patricia Zoundi: democratize money transfers in rural Cote d'Ivoire
She’s one of those female African entrepreneurs for whom I have tremendous respect. She’s a fighter. She’s there at the helm as if driven by a mission, by one of her favourite quotes: “Where I am defeated will become the scene of my victory”… I’m talking about Patricia Zoundi. She’s 42 years old, married with two boys and has a degree in business law from Ouagadougou University in Burkina Faso, as well as from Stanford.
Latest press releases
Societe Generale Board of Directors: proposed renewal and appointment of directors
At the proposal of the Nomination Committee, the Board of Directors will submit resolutions for voting at the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting of 23 May 2018 on the renewal of one director's mandate and the appointment of two directors.
Changes within the General Management of the Group
Societe Generale announces that Didier Valet, deputy Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the Group.