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Credit Agricole Bank will be an exclusive financial partner of Lviv IT Arena, the biggest tech event of Ukraine and Eastern Europe. It will take place in Lviv on 28-30 September. IT Arena will gather several thousand tech experts, developers, tech managers, startup founders and anyone interested in the latest technologies from around the world at the Arena Lviv Stadium.
“We in Credit Agricole believe that innovations create the future. The openness to changes influences the picture of tomorrow. IT – is that powerful segment which serves as a real driver of innovations. That is why IT matters. Credit Agricole Bank determined the support of IT segment as one of the priority areas. Our partnership with the outstanding tech event - Lviv IT Arena - shows our striving to foster the development of IT industry. This is what we will focus on in the coming years. Aiming to become a modern and digital bank we will do our homework as well - Credit Agricole will keep on investing actively in transformation of the bank’s network and development of digital services”, Jean-Paul Piotrowski, Chairman of the Management Board of Credit Agricole Bank, comments.
IT Arena is not only about world-known speakers and most successful companies. Every year IT Arena looks for new names, fresh ideas, outstanding products, and revolutionary solutions developed in Ukraine and around the world.
Credit Agricole in Ukraine continues the general line of the Group, which is strongly focused on IT, startups and innovations. In 2014 in Paris, the Credit Agricole Group founded the first business incubator Le Village, a system enabling startups to find investment solutions and ways to enter the markets. Now 22 Le Village business incubators are operating in France and abroad. These include more than 400 startups which has attracted EUR 23.5 M over the period 2014 – 2017. Le Village offers premises and couching to a startup, and most importantly, an access to market players, in particular, more than 300 partners among which large corporate business and SME. It is the most valuable thing the Group can give to a startup. It should be mentioned that one Ukrainian startup is already operating in Le Village.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «Credit Agricole Bank» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of ban insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including premium-clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of Credit Agricole in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 300 000 active private and 18 000 corporate customers, including international corporations, large Ukrainian companies and representatives of small and medium business. Credit Agricole Bank is a socially responsible bank that confirms its status by the large number of projects implemented under the Corporate Social Responsibility program «We Care!».
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and corporate communications of Credit Agricole Bank.