Sønr and PZU forge  a partnership to accelerate innovation

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Sønr, the premier startup scouting and innovation management platform, has announced a 1-year collaboration with PZU, Poland’s largest insurer. The partnership aims to leverage Sønr’s cutting-edge platform to source startups and accelerate innovation within PZU’s operations.

Sønr’s platform is renowned for its ability to identify and connect corporations with the most promising startups globally, fostering a culture of innovation and agility. The collaboration with PZU underscores the insurer’s commitment to staying at the forefront of industry advancements.

Matt Connolly, CEO of Sønr, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “We are delighted to partner with PZU, a forward-thinking industry leader. This collaboration showcases the value of our platform in accelerating innovation across the global insurance landscape.”

As part of the cooperation, PZU will utilize Sønr’s platform to streamline its startup scouting process and identify potential partners that align with the insurer’s strategic goals. This proactive approach positions PZU to adapt swiftly to evolving market trends and customer demands.

Marcin Kurczab, Head of Innovation Lab at PZU, shared his thoughts on the partnership: “We believe that Sønr’s platform will provide us with a comprehensive and efficient solution to identify new collaboration opportunities as a part of our PZU Ready for Startups programme. This partnership is another component of PZU’s commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation, ensuring that we continue to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

The partnership between Sønr and PZU is a great example to showcase the potential for traditional insurers to embrace and integrate the agility and creativity of startups.

Matt Connolly 
CEO, Sønr
[email protected] 

About Sønr:
Sønr is a leading startup scouting and innovation management platform, empowering corporations to identify and connect with startups globally, and centrally manage their innovation activity. Sønr’s platform provides a comprehensive solution for corporations seeking to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving business landscape.

About PZU:
PZU is Poland’s largest insurer, with a rich history dating back to 1803. As a market leader, PZU is dedicated to providing comprehensive insurance solutions and staying at the forefront of industry advancements. PZU Ready for Startups is a programme of cooperation with startups as a part of implementing innovations at PZU. They cover various business areas and relate to solutions at various stages of development—from initial ideas directed to acceleration programmes, to commercial implementations preceded by a short process of adapting solutions to business needs. The collaboration with Sønr reflects PZU’s commitment to embracing innovation to better serve its customers. Visit www.pzu.pl/innovation for more information.

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