SIX Is an Essential Partner and Sponsor of the F10
SIX is a founding member and partner of the F10 Incubator & Accelerator. F10 advises start-ups on setting up companies and supports their collaboration with various market participants. The accelerator speeds up ideas by bringing heads together and creating new products for the financial industry. SIX regularly sends internal start-ups to F10.
SIX FinTech Ventures
SIX FinTech Venture is a CHF 50M SIX corporate venture capital fund that invests in global early stage startups. Our aim is to provide the Swiss Financial Center with cutting edge technologies, business models and solutions that meet customer expectations. We are the trusted partner for startups looking to grow and establish in the Fintech space.
What We Are Looking For
Highly scalable start-ups
Small independent businesses that can grow on their own
Businesses that provide value to the Swiss financial ecosystem
Our Investment Focus
All relevant segments of the financial industry with a focus on:
- Wealth management
- Capital markets
- Token ecosystems
We include relevant emerging technologies like:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Big Data
- Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality (AR / VR)
We mainly invest in startups from:
- Western Europe
- opportunistically in other global regions
Stage & Ticket
Focus on Seed to Series A with round sizes of:
We like to initially invest in a ticket between CHF 0.2 – 3m in a first round
Aside from investing, SIX Fintech Ventures provides coaching, consulting and offers valuable networking connections across the financial industry. With its experts across Securities & Exchanges, Banking Services, Financial Information and an international shareholder structure of over 130 banks, SIX has the tools and resources needed to support startups throughout their entire growth journey.
vestr facilitates the creation and life-cycle management of Actively Managed Certificates, a fast and cost-effective way of replacing investment funds. Vestr graduated from the F10 accelerator program and was the winner of Venture Kick Stage I.
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