SIX FinTech Ventures
SIX supports national and international start-ups from the world of finance that have ideas and solutions for new services, design more efficient processes or capture new customer groups.
SIX FinTech Venture is a CHF 50 Million 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 start-ups looking to grow and establish in the financial industry.
What We Are Looking For
Companies that Provide Value to the Swiss Financial Center
Small Independent Companies that Can Grow on Their Own
Highly Scalable Start-Ups
Our Investment Focus
SIX invests to develop promising start-ups in the financial services space. We provides the expertise of our teams and promise a long term vision to drive a shared success.
Start-ups need to meet certain requirements to be eligible as a candidate for SIX FinTech Ventures. SIX wants to work with small and highly scalable independent companies that can grow on their own. WE focus on companies that provide value to the Swiss financial center.
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
- big data
- internet of things
- augmented reality/virtual reality
We mainly invest in startups from:
- Western Europe
- opportunistically in other global regions
Stage & Ticket
Focus on Seed to Series A
We like to initially invest in a ticket between CHF 200’000 to CHF 3 Millions in a first round
Current Portfolio Companies
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.
PXL Vision is a Swiss high-tech spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). It provides leading solutions to enable trusted digital identities for the interaction between businesses and individuals. PXL Vision’s Daego seamless solution allows the automatic creation and administration of secure digital identities.
Value3 is a Capital Markets AI-platform for independent, predictive & automated credit ratings, research & analytics to empower investors & risk managers with better decision making in portfolio selection, risk monitoring & early warning indicators. USP: ML, NLP, Reinforcement learning, Quant.
Launched in late 2016 Tradeplus24 specializes in supporting SMEs & Mid-Market companies with their working capital financing needs. Partnered with Credit Suisse and Switzerland’s largest insurance advisor Kessler & Co AG (Marsh Network) it provides an innovative worldwide receivables backed lending solutions that makes raising funds simpler and more cost effective.
Founded in 2015 as an ETH Zurich spinoff, Shift Cryptosecurity provides a Swiss made hardware wallet for crypto assets. Their solution BitBox is a plug-and-play hardware wallet that allows the user to store, spend and receive cryptocurrencies and grants independency from storage provider.
Aside from investing, SIX FinTech Ventures provides coaching, consulting and offers valuable networking connections across the financial industry. With its experts and an international shareholder structure of over 120 banks, SIX has the tools and resources needed to support start-ups throughout their entire growth journey.
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.