About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

Discover new banking and insurance customer experience

During the three days of the Viva Technology event, BNP Paribas invites you to come along to its Financial Services Lab, an exciting playground where you can test out new approaches to banking and insurance that have emerged from the Group’s various Open Innovation projects, via a journey based on key moments from Home/Shopping/Daily Banking and Insurance/Business.

BNP Paribas will be presenting some of the innovation projects that have been carried out in close collaboration with a total of 35 international startups.

Come and enjoy an exclusive opportunity to find out about its business innovations:

– Discover Lyf Pay the new universal mobile payment solution set to enhance customer relationship

– Make a Virtual Reality-based prospective real estate purchase visit in its teleporting capsule

– Manage your accounts in Augmented Reality mode

Throughout the 3-day event, BNP Paribas will be showcasing a number of startups, supported and assisted by its Innovation Hubs, that are working to create the services of tomorrow.

Last but not least, on General Public Day the BNP Paribas Lab will be offering the public a variety of Virtual Reality experiences – presentations of new services, plus other fun activities.  Among these, as part of the Group’s partnership with mk2 will be an opportunity to enjoy an exclusive experience with VR flight simulator Birdly.




Throughout the three days you can also find it at the VivaTech ‘Accelerate’ Hub, where you will have a chance to find out about its financing solutions designed specifically to help startups through every stage of their development.

– Start-up and scale-up

– Funding

– Accelerate

– Internationalise

In addition, BNP Paribas will be running during the event a number of talks on such themes as how artificial intelligence has now become a central factor in the banking industry and new approaches to the Customer Experience.