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 ratingBMore
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 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

5 learnings about Sustainable Finance —  two deals and one year later

5 learnings about Sustainable Finance — two deals and one year laterOne very long year ago we shared the beginnings of our thesis on Impact, Climate, ESG and Sustainable Finance — an area we believed would transform financial services in the decade ahead. We were wrong. This will not take a decade. …

Our investment in Net Purpose — the missing data you need to measure Impact outcomes

Our investment in Net Purpose — the missing data you need to measure Impact outcomesA fundamental change in the way we assess corporate performance is underway and there is a severe lack of data to enable this shift. We’re proud to announce that we are leading a $2.5m investment round into Net Purpo…

Our investment in Yves Blue — the true picture of a company made clear

Our investment in YvesBlue — the true picture of a company made clearImpact & ESG is a theme we have very strong conviction on at Illuminate. We have written about this in the past and have been actively looking for investments in the space given the substantial impact this will have on the way …

Will large financial institutions adopt digital assets? — we think so…

Will large financial institutions adopt digital assets? — we think so…Our investment in Curv — Illuminate FinancialExcited to announce Illuminate Financial & Franklin Templeton’s investment in Curv joining CommerzVentures, Coinbase Ventures, Team8 & Digital Garage. Curv, a USA & Israel b…

Thomas Jefferson’s fake wine, art fraud, and a lesson in risk management

There is more connecting the dark underworld of high-end art forgery, fine wine, and risk management in financial services than meets the eye. A lesson to draw is that having a variety of more diverse voices around the table will improve the outcome.How to prove a Van Gogh is a Van Gogh?Not long ago…

Many software companies find their partnership strategies don’t pay off — here are ways to fix it

Many enterprise software companies find their partnership strategies don’t pay off — here are some views on fixing thatLooking across our portfolio of companies at Illuminate Financial, it is striking to see how transformative the right partnerships can be for a young start-up. In this ‘Interview wi…
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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.