alt.bank aims to democratize financial access in Brazil and Latin America through transparent and fair interest rates. With a target of 30 million customers in Brazil and 60 million regionally, the company launched novücard in July 2022 to empower individuals to manage their finances responsibly.
Novücard has quickly become Brazil's fastest-growing direct credit card issuer, offering innovative features such as dynamic credit limits, a unique savings-to-credit feature called Cofrinhü, and a "credit back" system that rewards timely payments. Additionally, the card provides exclusive local discounts through a partner network.
Anthemis is a venture investment platform founded in the UK; they support companies reinventing financial services for the digital world.
Anthemis’s mission is to create a fertile ground based on principles of authentic collaboration, virtuous cycle outcomes, and diversity and inclusivity for a diverse group of start-ups, investors, entrepreneurs, institutions, academics, and visionaries to converge, believing they can solve the financial system’s most pressing challenges faster, better, and for the benefit of all.
Betterment is the largest, fastest-growing, automated investing service (robo-advisor). It helps users better manage, protect, and grow their wealth through proprietary technology at a fraction of the cost of traditional financial services.
The service offers a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs, designed to help provide customers with the best possible expected returns for retirement planning, building wealth, and other savings goals. Apart from its core robo-advisory service, Betterment offers its Institutional platform, which allows financial advisors to use it in order to automate the investment management process for their clients. It also offers an innovative 401k offering targeting SME businesses that are extremely ill-served by the existing products in the market.
Bold Capital Partners is an early-stage VC firm that invest in some of the most transformative businesses of the next decade, focusing in health and life sciences, longevity, synthetic biology and advanced medical devices.
BYJU\'S is India\'s largest ed-tech company and the creator of India\'s most loved school-learning app that has been designed to adapt to the unique style of every student, as per their pace, size, and style of learning. BYJU\'S has become one of the biggest education platforms across the globe, paving the way for new-age and geography-agnostic learning tools that sit at the cross-section of mobile, interactive content, and personalized learning methodologies.
The BYJU’S family of brands includes Disney-BYJU’S Early Learn, BYJU’S Future School, Epic!, Osmo, Tynker, Toppr, and WhiteHat Jr, along with their flagship product BYJU’S – The Learning App. Together, BYJU’S solutions support Pre-K – 12 education and a wide range of competitive exams.
Based in Maryland, US, Chesapeake Realty Partners was founded back in 1946. They have been actively engaged in all aspects of real estate development with a creative and innovative approach in land acquisition; planning and development; construction of for-sale housing; construction; and operation of residential rental communities as well as commercial properties in the Mid-Atlantic real estate market.
Coinbase was founded in 2012 in San Francisco as a fully regulated and licensed cryptocurrency exchange, which is currently operating in over 100 countries. Its platform allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency.
As the leading mainstream cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, Coinbase has become a standard on-ramp for new crypto investors. Coinbase offers a wide variety of products including cryptocurrency investing, an advanced trading platform, custodial accounts for institutions, a wallet for retail investors, and its own U.S. dollar stablecoin.
Unconventional insurance is designed to put fleets in control. Powered by data and AI, focused on safety and savings.
Fairmatic today destealths a unique offering that pioneers an unconventional approach to fleet insurance focused on enabling savings for safer fleets and improving road safety for all
Fairmatic\'s AI-powered risk and pricing models have been trained with billions of miles of driving data and tested over many years, demonstrating a proven way to help fleets proactively manage and improve safety issues with actionable insights.
Fintonic is a Mobile-centric and consumer-banking platform personal finance app, that allows its users to link their bank and card accounts for a more simple, transparent, and efficient view of their finances. The app uses financial data to build a credit profile and suggests tailored loan and insurance products from a range of providers.
Flint is building a global neobank where users can earn higher interest rates than traditional banks offer as well as trade cryptocurrencies. Flint leverages the power of crypto to deliver high returns on idle money.
Gupshup is the leading conversational messaging platform that enables better customer engagement.
Across verticals, thousands of large and small businesses in emerging markets use Gupshup to build conversational experiences across marketing, sales, and support. Gupshup’s carrier-grade platform provides a single messaging API for 30+ channels, a rich conversational experience-building tool kit for any use case and a network of emerging market partnerships across messaging channels, device manufacturers, ISVs, and operators. With Gupshup, businesses have made conversations an integral part of their customer engagement success.
Henry trains software developers and data scientists and helps them find a job in top companies and start-ups. Henry\'s mission is to democratize access to technology careers across Latam through an innovative financing system that enhances the prospects of talented young people.
Keyo is a privacy-focused identity company that has developed proprietary hardware and software based on Fujitsu’s palm vein capture that replaces keys, credit cards, RFID fobs, tickets, wallets, and other form of identity with a scan of the palm, including patient identification services.
Klaviyo is a leading customer data and marketing automation platform that provides powerful data analytics that enables online businesses to develop and nurture one-to-one relationships with their customers.
By applying AI and machine learning to pull in customer data, the platform generates audience insights, automates, and customizes relevant communications, advertising, and marketing campaigns. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications.
Konko.ai is a fully-managed API platform that enables developers to easily test and deploy machine language models (LLMs) at scale. It offers a unified API for experimenting with various LLMs, optimization for rapid inference, and enterprise-level data security and privacy solutions. The company is designed to assist organizations in efficiently and securely scaling their LLM applications.
Life Extension Ventures Fund: This is a venture capital fund that invests primarily in early-stage startups (Seed & Series A) that are software and data-driven solutions to provide a richer and longer life to humans and the planet.
Lime is an American transportation company based in San Francisco and founded in 2017. It runs electric scooters, electric bikes, normal pedal bikes, electric mopeds, and car-sharing systems in various cities around the world.
The system offers dockless vehicles that users may find and unlock via a mobile app that knows the location of available vehicles via GPS. Lime aims to provide a sustainable solution to first and last-mile transportation, to eliminate the dependence on personal automobiles for short-distance transportation, and leave future generations with a cleaner, healthier planet.
Loadsmart is a logistics solutions provider automating how freight is priced, booked, and shipped. Whether through digital brokerage, freight procurement tools, dock-scheduling software, truck management software, managed transportation services, freight, and network optimization, or custom solutions, shippers and carriers move more with less. Loadsmart forms data-driven partnerships with shippers to build customized freight solutions that help track, report, and reduce carbon emissions.
Loconav brings together the power of its proprietary technology and wide reach to change the world's vehicle landscape, starting with India. Vehicle owners, businesses, and transporters across the globe are forced to run vehicles with extreme inefficiency and poor security. Loconav is determined to change that. Leveraging intelligent analytics and IoT, LocoNav is ensuring that every vehicle stakeholder benefits with lower running costs, greater safety, and faster turnarounds.
Mundi offers a digital international factoring platform tailored for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latam. This tool facilitates easy access to capital, seamless currency exchange, and simplifies international trade complexities. It streamlines cross-border transactions, trade strategies, and freight logistics, allowing users to efficiently convert currencies without the typical bureaucratic challenges.
Nexu is a B2B2C digital POS financing platform that operates directly with car dealerships, through which its users can access financing to lease a new or used vehicle in a matter of minutes and without any physical paperwork.
Ninetynine is a fully licensed European broker-dealer. They developed a stock investment app aiming to make financial markets accessible to 99% of the population. Through Ninetynine’s app, clients can invest in a wide array of companies from different countries trading in the US stock markets.
Nowports is the first digital freight forwarder and provider of trade finance in Latin America. It serves as a platform through which companies and individuals can manage their imports and exports in real time.
The company uses AI to make the import process easy, secure, and transparent. The platform offers real time updates, dashboards with cargo tracking, automated and personalized reports, document emissions, information management, and complete visibility through their freight’s journey.
Pico is a provider of technology services for the financial markets community. They provide a best-in-class portfolio of innovative, transparent, and low-latency market solutions, coupled with an agile and expert service delivery model. Instant access to financial markets is provided via PicoNet™, a globally comprehensive network platform instrumented natively with Corvil analytics and telemetry. Clients choose Pico when they want the freedom to move fast and create an operational edge in the fast-paced world of financial markets.
Prophecy is a comprehensive, low-code platform aimed at empowering users across various skill levels in data engineering and AI. It features a visual data connector builder for importing data from diverse sources, consolidating it into a single data warehouse or lake house that can be manipulated using Spark and SQL.
Their latest addition, Data Copilot, is an AI-powered virtual assistant that automates repetitive tasks and provides intelligent suggestions for data transformations. With a strong focus on software best practices and data quality control, Prophecy seamlessly integrates with existing cloud infrastructures, positioning itself as a disruptive and efficient solution for data management.
Rain is an Earned Wage Access (EWA) platform that allows employees to receive part of their salary before the end of the pay cycle. Rain is one of the fastest-growing early wage access and financial wellness benefit vendors globally. With operations mainly in the U.S., Rain provides a voluntary employee benefit that is free for employers to implement. In addition, rain integrates with payroll and timekeeping vendors to create a seamless process
Rappi is a technology company that builds a marketplace where local commerce can thrive. With Rappi, customers access a vibrant ecosystem of goods and services, entrepreneurs grow their businesses, and people can convert time into flexible income.
RecargaPay offers a mobile money ecosystem that looks to provide consumers and businesses with a one-stop shop for all their financial needs. Their objective is to democratize mobile payments and financial services in Brazil by promoting the interaction of both the banked and the unbanked population. With a product suite that includes digital wallets, digital payment options, tailored financial services, and merchant tools.
Robinhood is a commission-free online broker. The company offers a mobile app and website that offers people the ability to invest in stocks, ETFs, options, and Crypto. Robinhood\'s mission is to democratize finance for everyone, with the philosophy that all people should have access to financial markets in a friendly, approachable, and understandable way for both newcomers and experts.
Silver 8 is a US-based Technology Investment Fund that seeks to offer concentrated global exposure to innovation within Financial Technology. Currently, the fund is primarily focused on blockchain technology developments and applications. Silver 8 uses a hybrid strategy, investing primarily in liquid markets (digital assets such as crypto-currencies), and selected “opt-in” private investments.
StockGro is India\'s first social investment platform. It allows users to access, evaluate, copy, and implement trade strategies while aiming to make stock trading social, educational, and accessible for everyone through training sessions and games.
Stripe is a technology company that provides a platform for online payment processing. Founded in 2010, Stripe has become one of the leading payment processors globally, allowing businesses to accept payments from customers in more than 135 currencies. Stripe's platform offers a range of payment solutions, including credit and debit card processing, mobile payments, and direct bank transfers.
Tectum Real Estate Investments is a company dedicated to the development and operation of real estate assets for residential rental. They pay special attention to innovation in the creation of their buildings and in the relationship with the tenant through digital tools and value-added services.
Rising Tide Network is an early-stage venture capital fund focused on fintech start-ups from the U.S. and Latin America. The fund has its own network of members composed of Family Offices, VC funds, Enterprises, and Venture Studios, which mentor the founding teams in the areas in which they have domain expertise and experience.
Additionally, the Rising Tide Network has a foundation with the objective of promoting diversity and changing the face of venture capital/tech sectors by providing funding and mentorship to underrepresented founders.
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Tide was founded in 2015 as a FinTech company, operating in the UK and India. Tide provides mobile-first banking services for small and medium-sized enterprises. They enable businesses to set up a current account and get instant access to various financial services, such as automated bookkeeping and integrated invoicing. Tide’s mission is to give time back to people who work for themselves.
Truelayer is an Open Banking platform operating in the UK, Europe, and Australia. They offer the technological infrastructure to companies so they can process payments and validate customer banking information immediately on their own platforms. It uses its toolkit to develop consumer and server message block (SMB) applications in the areas of payments, online lending, personal financial management (PFM), robo-advisor, insurance, investment services, p2p marketplaces, and cryptocurrencies.
Vatom is a SaaS platform that allows users to design and interact with virtual spaces, host virtual events with thousands of attendees, mint NFTs and trade them on their marketplace. The company labels itself as a Metaverse platform that offers the first universal, cross-chain NFT Wallet. On their website, they offer virtual platforms, tools for developers, Web3 domains, social tokens, P2E game mechanics, and many other products associated with Web3 and the Metaverse infrastructure. Vatom’s mission is to enable both companies and individuals to easily engage directly with the emerging Web3.
Viome Life Sciences is a leading wellness and life sciences company founded with two goals: to tackle the epidemic of chronic disease, cancer, and aging, as well as empower people with the information they need to live a disease-free life.
Z1 is a neobank in Brazil that targets younger demographics seeking to establish financial independence. Since its launch in January 2021, Z1 has experienced rapid growth and gained popularity among Gen Z customers throughout Brazil. The bank aims to serve as a financial partner for this demographic from childhood to adulthood.
Zingeroo is an emerging US real-time online trading platform intended to facilitate social trading via the financial markets industry. The platform allows people to create their own trading teams, compete with their friends, and take positions together with the aim of learning about the financial markets.