Oceanis, the Hamburg-based digital ship finance platform, has been chosen as considered one of solely 10 worldwide startups to hitch Plug and Play’s ‘Fintech Europe’ program.
After screening purposes from all around the world and intensive weeks of reviewing preselected startups with the companions, the ultimate group of ten firms have been accepted into Fintech Europe. This system goals at facilitating pilots, POCs, and enterprise growth alternatives for the taking part startups and monetary establishments.
Now into its fifth-round of firm choice and help, Oceanis is the one maritime-focused firm to have been accepted into the world’s main Fintech startup program. This system seeks to help innovation on this planet of Monetary Providers.
Maximillian Otto, Oceanis CEO commented “It’s a terrific honor to be chosen for the Fintech Europe program. This reveals that the concepts popping out of the delivery business, in no matter type they may take, are lastly receiving the eye and curiosity of the broader innovation panorama that’s required to construct scalable merchandise.
“Shipping often portrays itself as traditional and very ‘niche’. Whereas, in reality, good ideas get strong support quickly and innovative business models from other industries can be adopted successfully. Oceanis, and our concept of reshaping the ship finance sector through digitization, is a great example of this. If we had not already received strong industry support, we would not have been selected into a program of Fintech Europe’s caliber.”
Fintech Europe goals to facilitate pilot tasks, introductions, and enterprise growth alternatives for a few of the world’s main fintech startups. As a part of this program, Oceanis will likely be launched to Plug and Play’s company companions and can have the possibility to run tasks and discover funding alternatives with these firms.
Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform relies out of Frankfurt and contains accomplice firms akin to Deutsche Bank, TechQuartier, BNP Paribas, Nets Group, Nexi, UniCredit, Aareal Bank, Abanca, Danske Bank, DZ Bank, Elo, UBI Banca, and Raiffeisen Bank Worldwide.
“We’ve created a digital tool for shipowners that assists in sourcing and securing their required debt funding in an efficient and fast way. There is a real need for the shipping industry to diversify funding channels and attract new capital providers into the asset-backed ship finance market. We hope that our involvement in Fintech Europe will help achieve this.” Otto says.