On Wednesday, Bremer Bank announced it has formed a partnership with global innovation platform Plug and Play to allow the bank to collaborate with entrepreneurs from around the globe. Bremer reported that its participation in Plug and Play’s fintech and foodtech accelerator programs support its commitment to provide innovative digital enhancements to meet the changing needs of its business and agricultural customers.
Speaking about the partnership, Bremer Bank Strategy Director, Dan Flaningan, stated:
“Finding unique approaches to add value to our current customer relationships is at the heart of our culture. This strategic partnership puts us at the center of a dynamic startup ecosystem where we can support and influence companies that are pioneering technology that can help us further empower our customers’ success.”
Bremer Bank also noted it will provide ongoing feedback and mentorship support to assist the startups in refining their product offerings and developing their go-to-market strategies. Nadine Schubert, Head of Operations at Plug and Play Fintech, also commented:
“As a forward-thinking regional bank and one of the nation’s top Ag lenders, Bremer Bank is well-positioned to engage with Plug and Play’s startup ecosystem. This partnership has the power to catalyze innovation in both the agriculture and financial spaces. We are excited to foster collaborations that will drive progression for their business and customers.”
“Bremer Bank is committed to supporting visionary entrepreneurs who are developing digital solutions that can drive efficiency and enhance business growth for our clients. Partnering with Plug and Play puts us at the forefront of emerging technologies so we can accelerate the delivery of innovative new solutions.”