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Seven Banks Plan Blockchain Platform to Help European SMEs Increase Trade

A group of seven banks has agreed in principle to develop a ground-breaking shared platform that aims to make domestic and cross-border commerce easier for European small and medium-size (SME) businesses by harnessing the power of distributed ledger technology.

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The Bubbles Company recharges its customer relations

The Bubbles Company develops high-tech smart charging stations or "Bubbles." These connected devices are installed in public places, primarily shops, offices, or lounges. In addition to charging, they also offer visitors multiple specific experiences. With their integrated beacons, which sense visitors in real time, the possibilities are endless, starting with simple applications, such as answering surveys, to the most complex developments, like creating interactive games.

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David Sanger: entrepreneur, the skills you need for success

David Sanger founded Rollover in 1991, which grew to become the UK’s largest hot dog company from its origins as a sandwich bar chain. David has set up a range of other successful businesses, including ScentAir UK and grown others including Instant Offices and Riverbank IT Management.He tells us what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.

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Waste-to-energy: a greener environment for local communities

Through its expertise in environmental financing, Societe Generale is supporting waste-to-energy plants with tangible benefits for local communities. Societe Generale is helping to finance a series of waste-to-energy plants in France and beyond that are not only addressing the waste treatment issue, but also generating energy. They are therefore significantly improving the environment for local communities.

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Paris Fintech Forum 25 & 26 January

Paris Fintech Forum

Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Societe Generale, will present a Keynote speech at the Paris Fintech Forum on 26 January at 9am. He will discuss the Group's collaborative work with finance startups and join a panel discussion on the future of Retail Banking. Follow it all on @SocieteGenerale Twitter.

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Aymeril Hoang

FinTech: learn fast or fail fast

Banks can learn about the latest technologies and creating good user experiences from FinTechs and FinTechs can learn about regulatory compliance, distribution and large-scale processing from banks. Everyone gets something out of the relationship – banks and FinTechs alike. This is the view of Aymeril Hoang, Head of Innovation for Societe Generale.

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Dynamic security code

As a leading e-commerce bank in France, Societe Generale’s priority is to continuously strengthen the security of online payments while making its customers’ everyday lives easier. To better protect to its clients’ bank card data, Societe Generale is offering its retail banking customers in France next-generation bank cards featuring a dynamic security code.

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The Dunes

The Dunes technology hub, located at Fontenay-sous-Bois, is an illustration of the digital adventure Société Générale and its employees have embarked on in recent years. This innovative site, which welcomed its first occupants in September 2016, is where most of the Bank’s IT functions are hosted.

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NEWS

Overall Derivatives House of the Year IFR Awards 2016

Overall Derivatives House of the Year

Societe Generale is pleased to announce that it has been named Overall Derivatives House of the Year by International Financial Review. According to IFR, "In 2016 – 30 years after completing its first derivatives trade – Societe Generale can lay claim to a truly cross-asset derivatives franchise, grabbing market share from European rivals & using its engineering expertise to compete with US giants."

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Latest press releases

  • 17/01/2017

    Open innovation lies at the centre of Societe Generale's digital strategy: Establishing relationships with the global digital ecosystem to serve our core businesses

    In its transformation process, Societe Generale is continuing to develop its open innovation strategy, ramping up its relationships with startups and FinTechs and exchanging and cooperating with them more and more. With a double objective for the Group: sharing its expertise (in regulations, investments, distribution, etc.) with outside players and drawing on their know-how in terms of user experience, new technologies and working methods. By cooperating more with these players, Societe Generale is able to identify which startups will create value for its activities from among the thousands of innovative startups on the market

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  • 16/01/2017

    Seven Banks Plan Blockchain Platform to Help European SMEs Increase Trade

    Award winning innovation will significantly simplify international trade transactions A group of seven banks has agreed in principle to develop a ground-breaking shared platform that aims to make domestic and cross-border commerce easier for European small and medium-size (SME) businesses by harnessing the power of distributed ledger technology.

    Read the press release