OP Wealthtech Partnership Program announced at Arctic15 – applications now open!

OP Wealthtech Partnership Program for wealth management startups and scaleups was announced on 31.5.2018 at Arctic15 by OP President and Group Executive Chairman Timo Ritakallio. Below you can find more info about the program and the link to the application portal. The application deadline is 28.9.2018 and the three-month program will begin with a Co-alignment week in Helsinki on 27.11.-30.11.2018.


Welcome to partner with OP Financial Group on the sixth iteration of the OP Partnership Program focusing on wealth management!

With the Wealthtech Partnership Program, OP is seeking startups and scaleups to partner with and create new and innovative wealth management solutions to its almost 5 million customers in Finland.

The application portal for the program is now open, so if your company is interested in partnering with OP in bringing new wealth management solutions to the Finnish market, please apply to the program from the link below. The application deadline is 28.9.2018.


The Program

The program’s kick-off is a 4-day long Co-alignment Week on 27.-30.11.2018, which ends in a Selection Day. On Selection Day 3-5 chosen startups will be invited to the OP Wealthtech Partnership Program’s three-month long Co-creation phase, where each startup will receive grants for developing a minimum viable product and co-create with OP to ultimately launch a product together on the Finnish market.

The Co-alignment Week focuses on the following:

The following Co-creation phase of the program is a three-month intensive period for collaboration, including three bootcamp weeks in Finland with mentoring sessions, networking events and evening activities.

Within the program startups get access to:

  • Expert mentors, including Fintech experts, industry advisers, key executives at OP Financial Group and our business partners
  • Hands-on business development and commercialization team dedicated to working with the startups
  • Our customers. We have almost 5 million customers who use our services on a daily or a weekly basis.