Aegon, a global financial services provider, invites innovative start-ups to realize the business models of the future in their dedicated quest to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security.
In a world rapidly changing and driven by technological innovations, we invite start-ups - whose goal and purpose is to help society at large – to develop and explore new business models for Aegon’s current and future customers.
After selecting the most innovative concepts, Aegon will work together with the selected start-ups in testing the applicability of their concept for Aegon and its customers during an 8-week Design Thinking journey, with the aim of establishing a sustainable relationship. Aegon supports the chosen start-ups with its global presence & network, large customer-base, distribution channels, and highly skilled employees.
on-site KickOff event and Demo Day
in The Haque HQ
Phase #2 Design Thinking Sprint & Prototyping: September to October 2019
Phase #3 Demo day: November 2019
Aegon is looking for startups that have proven their business idea and could help to rethink and change the traditional business models. Startups that are addressing one (or more) of the following Pan-European customer problems are encouraged to apply:
Proposal will be selected based on: Desirability (Customer Relevance, Omnichannel perspective and distruptivness), Viability (Market attractiveness and scalability) and Feasibility (Ability to develop and execute with Aegon).
The selected startups have the opportunity to:
Mentoring & Support
Co-Creating & Business Modelling
Go-to-Market & Networking
The pre-selection criteria
In order to be eligible to apply for the Aegon Open Innovation Challenge, your startup or team has to meet the following criteria:
Idea & Fit
Innovation Program Setup
Aegon’s roots go back almost 200 years – to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Today, Aegon is one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. Aegon’s purpose is to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security. More information on www.aegon.com/about.
Why should you participate? How do you apply?
Check the answers of these and more questions at our FAQs section.
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