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UBS to invest $200 million in fintech startups

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UBS is to invest $200 million in fintech startups through a new venture fund that will underpin internal modernisation efforts and strengthen strategic partnerships.

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UBS to invest $200 million in fintech startups

UBS to invest $200 million in fintech startups

UBS is to invest $200 million in fintech startups through a new venture fund that will underpin internal modernisation efforts and strengthen strategic partnerships.

UBS plans to invest USD 200 million in digital ventures

UBS plans to invest USD 200 million in digital ventures

The UBS Next portfolio is an additional step for UBS to further engage with fintechs and the broader tech ecosystem. UBS Next primarily pursues direct investments into early stage fintechs ...

UBS to invest $200m in fintech start-ups

UBS to invest $200m in fintech start-ups

Its portfolio UBS Next shows an interest in cloud and AI.

UBS to Create Fintech-Specific Venture Fund

UBS to Create Fintech-Specific Venture Fund

UBS Group, a Swiss investment banking giant, is creating a venture capital fund with a corpus of hundreds of millions of dollars of its own fund.

Space is Now a Generally Accepted Venture Investment Theme

Space is Now a Generally Accepted Venture Investment Theme

Venture capital investment in Space is now a generally accepted investment theme, so to better understand these dynamics, we created a special VC infographic in our year-end Q4 2018 Space ...

UBS to set up fintech venture fund to speed up its digitisation

UBS to set up fintech venture fund to speed up its digitisation

The bank will make investments between $10 million and $20 million.

ATPI unveils venture arm for corporate travel startups focused on UX

ATPI unveils venture arm for corporate travel startups focused on UX

Corporate travel company ATPI has unveiled an initiative called Endeavour to invest in travel startups that focus on the user experience.

UK fintech investment down by more than 30%

UK fintech investment down by more than 30%

Less established fintechs hit hardest by drop in investment capital, but there is light ahead for those that survive

GV spinout Plexo Capital closes $42.5 million fund

GV spinout Plexo Capital closes $42.5 million fund

Plexo Capital, the fund founded by former GV partner Lo Toney, has closed its first fund of $42.5 million. The plan is to invest in both startups and emerging VC funds, with 60% to 65% of ...

UK fintech funding slows amid pandemic

UK fintech funding slows amid pandemic

The first half of 2020 has seen investment in the UK's fintech sector slow by more than a third as venture capitalists (VCs) chose to either keep hold of the money or invest in more ...

Northwestern Mutual’s $20 Million Allocation to Female-Founded Startups “Only the Beginning”

Northwestern Mutual’s $20 Million Allocation to Female-Founded Startups “Only the Beginning”

VC firm Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures (NMFV) is allocating $20 million USD to fund female-founded start-ups. According to the company, since its launch in 2017, Northwestern Mutual ...

Telefónica introduces Telefónica Tech Ventures, its investment vehicle specialized in cybersecurity

Telefónica introduces Telefónica Tech Ventures, its investment vehicle specialized in cybersecurity

Telefónica has presented Telefónica Tech Ventures, a new vehicle for investments in the cybersecurity field. It has been promoted by ElevenPaths, its cybersecurity company part of ...

Why invest in startups?

Why invest in startups?

The high expected returns are an important reason why people invest in startups, but that’s not the only reason.

Anthemis’ Yann Ranchere: Why I’m very interested in ‘boring’ fintech startups

Anthemis’ Yann Ranchere: Why I’m very interested in ‘boring’ fintech startups

Future of Investing, Podcasts Yann Ranchere is a partner at venture capital firm, Anthemis. Investing in boring companies We invest in both consumer facing businesses and ...

Impact Investing: a time for problems to become opportunities

Impact Investing: a time for problems to become opportunities

As big businesses begin to measure their impact, they begin to show it is fundamental to their future business models. Based on Pitchbook data, $2 billion have been invested in impact tech ...

The war of Tech: Cross-border venture capital, technology flows, and national security

The war of Tech: Cross-border venture capital, technology flows, and national security

The US military community has highlighted the potential security threat posed by foreign venture investments in Silicon Valley, particularly from Chinese stakeholders. This column presents ...

Cross-Border Venture Capital, Technology Flows, and National Security

Cross-Border Venture Capital, Technology Flows, and National Security

Read our latest post from Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School).

Nigerian startups still thrive almost exclusively on foreign investment

Nigerian startups still thrive almost exclusively on foreign investment

Based on funding activities in the first and second quarter of 2018, the survival of the Nigerian internet startup space is still at the mercy of foreign investment. Could this be ...