We are witnessing a tremendous opportunity to create value from the emergence of a new paradigm in financial services and markets. Disruptive new business models, products and services – enabled by exponential improvements in technology – are fundamentally challenging incumbent firms and market structures. These new approaches are driving a reconfiguration of the financial services industry and the structure of many markets within the wider economy.
Under the name Nauiokas Park, Amy Nauiokas and Sean Park make their first seed investments in financial services startups
First Annual Anthemis Hacking Finance Retreat Held in Méribel, France
Early investment Simple, the first in a wave of challenger banks, sold to BBVA
Blockchain startup Eris Industries born from Anthemis Foundry
Anthemis Institute launches with economist Carlota Perez as academic-in-residence
Investment Partnership vehicle established
Anthemis Venture Fund I first close
Nauiokas Park recapitalizes as Anthemis, Nadeem Shaikh joins as Founder and CEO
Anthemis makes seed stage investments in automated wealth management pioneer Betterment and payments innovator Currency Cloud
Early investment Climate Corporation exits to Monsanto, heralding the birth of “insuretech”
Anthemis establishes North American headquarters in New York City
- Create a unique and high-value ecosystem of the startups, financial institutions, founders, engineers, executives, regulators, academics and thought-leaders that are driving disruption in financial services, and connecting them with those who aspire to participate in this change.
- Invest in (and profit from) those technology-driven companies that are driving change in finance. Our portfolio currently comprises of 35 best-in-class, high growth digitally native financial services companies based across the globe.
- Reinvent finance for the information age by bringing together and investing in talented entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and change-agents in the world of finance.
- Provide strategic and investment advice and tools for incumbent financial services companies to meet the demands of 21st century consumers and businesses by challenging them to re-think investment opportunities, business models, design, user experience, data, technology and customer success.
- Build one of the world’s leading diversified financial services firms over the next 10 years.
Sean is Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Anthemis. He combines a powerful mix of entrepreneurial, investment and corporate experience and is widely recognized as a leading independent thinker on the future of financial services, informed by his many years as a senior executive in capital markets and investment banking …
Amy Nauiokas is Founder and President of Anthemis, the leading digital financial services investment and advisory firm, and Founder and Chair of Archer Gray, a media production, finance and investment company. She is a visionary executive, investor, producer and a recognized leader in innovation, strategy and management across a variety of markets and industries …
Nadeem is Founder and CEO of Anthemis. A thought leader and practitioner of innovation both within the startup world and among large financial institutions, Nadeem has an unmatched global network and a commitment to driving the reinvention of financial services. Prior to founding Anthemis, Nadeem was President at First Data Corporation where he held a number of senior roles …