Investing in technology defining the future of financial services

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Illuminate Financial is a thesis-driven venture capital firm dedicated to enterprise fintech and B2B software companies building technology solutions for financial services. 

Sector Specialist

We provide unrivalled domain expertise having been the entrepreneur, vendor, industry executive and end consumer

Trusted Partner

We are backed by some of the world’s leading financial institutions

Connected Network

We build long-standing relationships based on mutual trust and delivery of strategic interests

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Companies

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Exits

1400+

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Clients serviced

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1700+

Introductions made

Industry LPs & Partners

Illuminate’s LPs and strategic partners include some of the largest and most well-respected banks and financial institutions who bring diverse market and industry knowledge.

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What Our Industry Partners Say

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IHS Markit invested in Illuminate to allow us to extend our line of sight into the next emerging wave of fintech that might become the market structure and systemic risk mitigants of tomorrow.

Lance Uggla

Chairman and CEO, IHS Markit

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Deutsche Börse was one of the key anchors of Illuminate’s first fund. We are impressed with what the team has built over the last years and have worked well together on a number of opportunities. We were pleased once again to anchor Fund II as part of our own DB1 ventures investment strategy.

Christoph Hansmeyer

Head of Group Strategy & M&A

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Strategically Located

Operating out of London, New York, San Francisco and Singapore, we have a presence in the major financial and tech hubs. Illuminate is a close knit team with diverse perspectives. We actively foster a culture of collaboration and positive dissent.

Commitment Beyond Capital

Our global network of industry executives supply us with real time insights into the opportunities and challenges they face. We are committed to sharing this knowledge, operational expertise and connectivity with our portfolio to accelerate their success.

Problem Solvers & Innovators

Our portfolio power the tech stacks of the world’s largest financial institutions.