Get in the Ring and Robeco are looking for innovative solutions to gamify investment services. This is a great opportunity to work together with one of the most innovative asset management companies in the Netherlands.

 

Founded in Rotterdam in 1929, Robeco’s “cautious pioneering” DNA has lead them to become one of the most successful assessment management firms in the Netherlands. Their investment engineers prioritize sustainability and research to drive their knowledge-based decisions. Their broad selection of products in active investments, ranging from equities to bonds make it possible for anyone to find a suitable solution and secure their future with Robeco. Research lies at the heart of everything Robeco does and constant innovation makes their business thrive. So far, Robeco has an AUM of UR 167 billion and they employ over 890 people at 15 offices worldwide.

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THE CHALLENGE

Wealth management and the mutual fund market has a bland and dull reputation. Many people think it’s put away for businessmen and the riches. Robeco wants to show the world that investment can be fun, that anyone can do it, alone or together with your friends or family working towards a common goal. Although goals that lay so far in the future are difficult to maintain it can be a great motivator. We are looking for solutions in the following areas:

GAMIFIED INVESTMENT PLATFORMS

Solutions that can gamify investment to make it more fun and easier to understand. The solution must focus on maintaining a low entry barrier and making disciplined investing fun and rewarding.

REFERRAL MARKETING TOOLS

Solutions that focus on a community investment platform, where referral marketing tools are used to attract more users. For example, having a group of people invest together towards a common goal while having fun, learning and motivating each other.

TOOLS FOR A SPECIFIC CUSTOMER GROUP

Solutions that are tailored to a specific customer group. For example youngsters, who tend to spend more and live in the “now” and also women, who are underrepresented in investment services.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Pilot contract with Robeco

  • Expert coaching

  • Access to network

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA

Your solution should be

  • Have a working prototype or demonstrator

  • Be able to launch a finished product or service within the next 6 months

TIMELINE

JANUARY 18

DEADLINE APPLICATIONS


The deadline for applications is January 18
END OF JANUARY

ANNOUNCEMENT SELECTED STARTUPS


End of January we announce the selected startups
FEBRUARY 18-20

ROTTERDAM UNLOCKED EVENT


Selected startups will be invited for one-on-one business meetings during the event from 18th till 20th of February in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
END OF FEBRUARY

PILOT PHASE


The most relevant startup(s) will enter into the pilot phase from end of February onwards.
33 days left
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