Press Release, 27 September 2021

Backbase supports Raiffeisen on its path to Engagement Banking

Backbase and Raiffeisen, Switzerland’s third-largest banking group, have signed a contract to formalize their collaboration

  • Marketing
  • September 27, 2021

Frankfurt/Zurich – 27 September 2021 – Engagement Banking technology provider Backbase announced today that it has entered into a long-term collaboration with Raiffeisen Switzerland. It involves Backbase supporting Switzerland’s third-largest banking group in the development of their customer interface. Backbase and Raiffeisen signed the contract to formalize their collaboration on September 20th, 2021.

Fast-paced technology developments and changing customer needs require investments in new solutions. As part of its 2025 strategy, Raiffeisen aims to consistently evolve from a product provider to a solution provider, which is the reason for its work with Backbase. The objective is to develop the digital interface between the bank and its customers while moving further towards an engagement banking model.

Raiffeisen will base its retail and SMB digital offerings on the Backbase Engagement Banking Platform. Together with Backbase, Raiffeisen is delivering a new customer experience that will regroup all of Raiffeisen’s digital services into one single platform. This strategic move allows Raiffeisen to deliver seamless experiences to customers, including digital engagement channels and the services provided in local branches.

David 150x150 - Backbase supports Raiffeisen on its path to Engagement Banking  David Schlösser, Transformation Stream Lead in Client Experience at Raiffeisen, comments:

“With its Engagement Banking Platform, Backbase provides a complete solution that is both personalizable and intuitive, delivering a seamless customer experience across all digital channels,we are convinced that the collaboration with Backbase will help us focus on what’s most important – the needs of our customers.”

Frank 300x300 - Backbase supports Raiffeisen on its path to Engagement Banking  Frank Uittenbogaard, Regional Vice President, Backbase Europe, says:

“We’re very happy that Raiffeisen has placed their trust in us. The Backbase Engagement Banking platform enables our customers to take large steps towards Engagement Banking while providing flexible scalability.”

Nick 300x300 - Backbase supports Raiffeisen on its path to Engagement Banking  Nick Platjouw , Account Executive at Backbase, comments:

“We provide Raiffeisen with the best foundation for developing its customer-engagement channels in order to achieve an integrated experience, along with our best-in-class solution, Backbase will also be providing implementation support based on its many years of experience.”

About Backbase

Backbase’s mission is to transform the broken banking system. We want financial institutions to engage — not just interact — with the people they serve.

This is possible with the Backbase Engagement Banking Platform, which powers all lines of business on a single unified platform, including retail, SME, corporate, and wealth management. From digital sales to everyday banking, the platform provides a seamless and engaging experience for both customers and employees.

Industry analysts Forrester, Ovum and Celent continuously recognize Backbase’s leading position, and over 120 large financials worldwide are powered by the Backbase Engagement Banking Platform. They include AIB, Barclays, Banamex, Bank United, Bank of the Philippine Islands, BNP Paribas, Bremer Bank, Islands, Citibank, Citizens Bank, CheBanca!, Discovery Bank, Greater Bank, HDFC, IDFC First, KeyBank, Lloyds Banking Group, Metrobank, Navy Federal Credit Union, PostFinance, RBC, Société Générale, Techcombank, TPBank, Vantage Bank Texas, and Westpac.

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