Illuminate Financial

Illuminate Financial is a venture capital firm. It is focused on early-stage enterprise fintech and software solutions for institutions in financial markets.

TypeInvestor
HQLondon, GB
Founded2014
Size (employees)14 (est)-6%
Websiteilluminatefinancial.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Illuminate Financial was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Illuminate Financial

Mark Whitcroft

Mark Whitcroft

Partner
Alexander Ross

Alexander Ross

Associate
Rezso Szabo

Rezso Szabo

Associate
Rachel Townend

Rachel Townend

Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Mark Beeston

Mark Beeston

Founder Partner
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Illuminate Financial Office Locations

Illuminate Financial has offices in London and New York
London, GB (HQ)
85 Great Eastern St
London, GB
Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp St, Shoreditch
New York, NY, US
205 Hudson St
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Illuminate Financial News and Updates

Illuminate Financial closes on $100 million fintech fund

Fintech venture fund Illuminate Financial has closed the lid on a $100 million war chest with backing from Barclays, JPMorgan, Deutsche Boerse and IHS Markit.

Illuminate Financial secures JP Morgan and Barclays backing for second fund

London-based VC firm Illuminate Financial has closed a $100m round with backing from JP Morgan Chase and Barclays.  The fund, The post Illuminate Financial closes $100m round with backing from JP Morgan and Barclays appeared first on CityAM.

Illuminate Financial invests in Net Purpose, pioneer in impact data

LONDON, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Net Purpose, a global impact data provider, has completed a $2.5m round led by Illuminate Financial, with participation from Revent Ventures; Jim O’Neill, former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Kevin Gould, Co-Founder of Markit; and J Jeffry Lo…

SteelEye completes £5.7 million seed round led by Illuminate Financial

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, today announced that it has completed a...

Illuminate Financial Online and Social Media Presence

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Illuminate Financial Blogs

Our investment in Pontoro — infrastructure lending tokenisation

Our investment in Pontoro — infrastructure lending tokenisationInfrastructure lending is not an area where you’d expect to find cutting edge innovation. The slow and concentrated (but enormous!) market has operated much the same way for decades. Pontoro is building the architecture to power this mar…

Our investment in Emmi — making carbon risk a financial metric

Our investment in Emmi — making carbon risk a financial metricExcited to announce we have backed Emmi — the business leading the way for carbon to be measured and calculated as a financial risk — in a A$3.5m early stage investment round. Sustainable finance and ESG remain core themes of interest for…

Our investment in Notabene — enabling compliance for crypto transactions

Our investment in Notabene — enabling compliance for crypto transactionsWe are excited to announce our investment in Notabene’s $10m+ Series A alongside F-Prime Capital, Jump Capital, Luno, Bitso, CMT Digital & Fenbushi Capital. Existing investors include Castle Island Ventures, Green Visor Capi…

Our investment in WeMatch — bringing electronic trading to OTC derivatives

Our investment in WeMatch — bringing electronic trading to OTC derivatives tradersElectronic trading continues its advance. WeMatch brings the last bastion of voice trading into the 21st century by providing tailored workflow and matching solutions for OTC derivatives.We are thrilled to participate …

Our investment in Profian — securing workloads in the cloud

Our investment in Profian — securing workloads in the cloudProfian is an open-source confidential computing startup that came out of stealth today and announced a $5m seed round, co-led by us at Illuminate Financial and Project A Ventures, with participation from angels like Olivier Pomel, CEO of Da…

The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 1: pricing and measuring climate and environment

The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 1: pricing and measuring climate and environmentIt has been our long held thesis that we are in the early stages of a decade long shift where ‘externalities’ are priced into financial and corporate decision making. The rapid development of the carbon and climate m…
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Illuminate Financial Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Illuminate Financial founded?

    Illuminate Financial was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Illuminate Financial key executives?

    Illuminate Financial's key executives are Mark Whitcroft, Alexander Ross and Rezso Szabo.

  • How many employees does Illuminate Financial have?

    Illuminate Financial has 14 employees.

  • What is Illuminate Financial revenue?

    Latest Illuminate Financial annual revenue is £1.8 m.

  • What is Illuminate Financial revenue per employee?

    Latest Illuminate Financial revenue per employee is £129.8 k.

  • Where is Illuminate Financial headquarters?

    Illuminate Financial headquarters is located at 85 Great Eastern St, London.

  • Where are Illuminate Financial offices?

    Illuminate Financial has offices in London and New York.

  • How many offices does Illuminate Financial have?

    Illuminate Financial has 3 offices.