About

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.

History

2018

Amy Nauiokas and Sean Park ranked for fourth consecutive year in Institutional Investor‘s Fintech Finance 40

BBVA and Anthemis launch venture creation partnership

Hacking Finance digital and print magazine released

2016
Carlota Perez joins Anthemis as Academic in Residence
Portfolio company Fidor Bank exits to Groupe BPCE
Anthemis Venture Fund I (AVF I) raised

Anthemis establishes investment partnerships with UniCredit and Momentum Metropolitan Holdings

 2013
Early investment The Climate Corporation exits to Monsanto, heralding the birth of insurtech
 2010
Nauiokas Park recapitalizes as Anthemis; makes seed-stage investments in automated wealth management pioneer Betterment and payments innovator Currencycloud
2017
Anthemis and Baloise Group establish investment partnership

Anthemis and Momentum Metropolitan Holdings extend investment partnership into venture partnership

2015
Anthemis opens North American headquarters in New York City
2014
Anthemis creates venture studio in London
Early investment Simple, the first in a wave of challenger banks, sold to BBVA
2011
First annual Anthemis Hacking Finance Retreat held in Méribel, France
2008
Under the name Nauiokas Park, Amy Nauiokas and Sean Park make their first seed investments in financial services startups

Vision

  • 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, 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 a diversified portfolio of best-in-class, high-growth, digitally native financial services companies based around the world
  • 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.

Founders

Sean Park

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 …

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Amy Nauiokas

Amy Nauiokas is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer 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 …

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