The Company

Having enabled some of the world’s most innovative companies, the Innovation Cafe seeks to assist companies of all sizes in discovering and implementing ideas more efficiently and effectively.

Our knowledge in the innovation space, including both academic and practical experience, gives us a unique edge in tackling problems across industries. We understand the human element in innovation and have the tools and expertise to help you enable this.

Our Story

In 2007 a large multi-national bank approached us with the challenge of creating a organizational culture of innovation where no individual was left behind. The Innovation Cafe was born and a few years later the bank was recognized as the most innovative in the world. Today, we are helping businesses replicate that success with our unique offerings.

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Past Successes

FNB – Most Innovative Bank in the World

In 2012, FNB was names the World’s Most Innovative Bank at the BAI-Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards. The Innovation Cafe had helped FNB create over $200 million in added value, and turned a bank full of employees into a bank full of budding innovators.

Standard Bank – Innovation in Societal and Community Impact

BAI and Infosys announced the winners of the 2013 BAI – Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards. Standard Bank of South Africa earned the Innovation in Societal and Community Impact Award for “Standard Bank-AccessBanking, also using the Innovation Cafe.

Innovation Awards