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 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

Communication recommendations for business leaders (part 3)

Three things business leaders should question about their communication during this pandemic In this (third and final) post, communications expert Sophie Clark highlights some recommendations specifically for business leaders.Sophie’s clients are everywhere from Los Angeles to Sydney and in between…

ILLUMINATE: New Partners, new promotions, new team member and looking for new analysts.

New Partners, new promotions, new team member and looking for new analystsAt Illuminate we aren’t investors attached to a generations old brand, we started Illuminate from scratch and much like our portfolio companies built our firm from the ground up. Which means much like our portfolio companies w…

Our investment in Arteria — a data driven approach to enterprise contracting

Our investment in Arteria — a data driven approach to enterprise contracting that doesn’t change the workflowContracting is a huge, unsolved problem for heavily regulated and complex financial services firms. We are proud to be backing such a strong team of individuals who are tackling this problem …

Illuminate Fund II: partnership in all its forms

Today marked a major milestone in our team’s journey as we announce the final close of our second fund at a little over $100m (£72m) — more than double what we achieved in our first fund and adding some significant new partners to the Illuminate family. What the succinct headline and press release d…

Business communication pitfalls — how to avoid them and common bad advice

Business communication pitfalls — how to avoid them and common bad adviceCommunications expert Sophie Clark already shared her views with me on why business communication matters and some suggestions for how to anyone can improve in part one of this three part series.In part two, we dig deeper and d…

Communicating in COVID times — Why this is so important and the first steps anyone should take…

Communicating in COVID times — Why this is so important and the first steps anyone should take…The shift to remote working has impacted many industries. It has required a complete re-think in the way we communicate. Whether you are a CEO leading a large established business, managing a small team in…
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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.