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RBC Ventures takes human-centered approach to innovation

TORONTO July 30, 2020 - RBC Ventures has been recognized in Fast Company’s second annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honouring businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. RBC Ventures came in at #39, for its ability to pivot and think beyond banking and was the only Canadian bank to make the list.

The 2020 Best Workplaces for Innovators ranks 100 winners from a variety of industries. From nearly 900 applications, the 2020 awards feature workplaces from around the world with several of the honorees based outside the U.S. RBC Ventures is one of three Canadian companies to be listed, and is recognized alongside Google, Dell, Diageo, Alibaba, Etsy, Nestle, and many others.

RBC Ventures is focused on creating meaningful solutions that touch consumers and businesses. In a little over two years, RBC Ventures has brought to market a number of products and services, with many more in development, grouped around themes that are part of our clients lives, including home, business, mobility, health and wellness. The organization takes a unique portfolio approach of build, buy, invest and partner to create ventures within RBC, Canada’s largest bank.

“We have an amazing team focused on creating compelling solutions that go beyond banking. Our team of passionate and entrepreneurial individuals are reimagining the role we play in our clients lives,” says Mike Dobbins, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer and head of RBC Ventures. “We’ve built an environment for people who love to tackle big challenges and bring new solutions to market.”

Read the Fast Company article “Innovating for well over a century: Canada’s biggest bank takes a new path beyond banking”.

To learn more about RBC Ventures portfolio companies, click here.

July 30, 2020


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