AAZZUR selected for Plug and Play Fintech Batch 16 accelerator

27 SEPT 2022

Berlin, September 27, 2022: AAZZUR has been selected for Fintech Batch 16 of the Plug and Play Fintech Silicon Valley accelerator programme.

AAZZUR is levelling the playing field for corporates and startups that want to launch or embed fintech into their digital propositions. They are an embedded finance integrator on a mission to radically reduce the cost of entry and accelerate route to revenue for non-fintechs.

They have brought world-leading fintechs such as Wise, railsr, treezor, Bsurance, W2, Contis, Openpayd, additive, Hamburg Commercial Bank, Solarisbank, Channel Capital, ViaCash, and Portagon onto their platform, meaning non-fintechs can access their compliance-ready, complete techstack with just one integration.

AAZZUR enables any business to embed banking, wealth management, lending, sustainability investments and more, so they can offer their customers world-class contextualised financial services, at the precise point where they need them. AAZZUR launched in 2017, with offices in Berlin, and headquartered in the UK.

The company will now be joining global innovation platform Plug and Play 12-week accelerator programme aimed at connecting early or growth-stage start-ups with some of the world’s biggest blue-chip corporates and VCs.

The twice-yearly initiative particularly focuses on supporting the launch of pilots, proof of concepts and business development opportunities.

By being selected from over 1000 startups sourced for the Plug and Play programme, AAZZUR has been highlighted as a company changing the landscape of the financial services industry as fintech solutions become increasingly vital for traditional and non-traditional financial service providers.

“The AAZZUR team is extremely happy to be selected to participate in the Plug and Play Fintech Silicon Valley programme, as it will give us a chance to meet all the right innovation decision makers from banks, corporates and other major industry players,” says CEO Philipp Buschmann.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to get further confirmation that we are on the right track with our innovative platform.”

Since launching in 2015, Plug and Play Fintech has accelerated more than 2000 fintech start-ups and invested in over 150 with 9 backed unicorns. Over the period, the Silicon Valley-based company has expanded its offices to 11 major cities around the globe including New York City, Abu Dhabi, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.

The Frankfurt-based programme’s partner base includes but is not limited to Deutsche Bank, Facebook, TechQuartier, BNP Paribas, Nets Group, Nexi, UniCerdit, Banco BRB, Aareal Bank, Abanca, Danske Bank, DZ bank, Elo, UBI Banca, VISA, Moody’s and Raiffeisen Bank International.

To find out more about how AAZZUR is using its proprietary Smart Finance Blocks to integrate embeddable financial products, please visit the AAZZUR website and on LinkedIn.

To learn how Plug and Play is driving fintech innovation, go to Plug and Play Tech Center.