Qontigo Incubation

Fostering Innovation in Financial Technology

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Qontigo’s Incubation Team identifies emerging technological and financial trends and evaluates their implications for investment management industries. Our tested and proven methodologies enable us to generate ideas from a variety of sources, and fast-track the best ideas from concept through prototype, pilot and into commercialization.

 

Our Mission

The Qontigo Incubation Team manages the process that generates, qualifies, shapes and develops innovation opportunities and ideas – and turns them into business solutions. Qontigo has a strong culture of innovation throughout the organization, and the Incubation Team engages the wider business to transform innovative ideas into our future business initiatives. Qontigo is actively exploring opportunities to incorporate AI to further modernize investment management with our client partners.

Impact growth and value creation for your business

Accelerate and scale innovation and profitablity

Identify & validate complementary services

Keep Qontigo at the forefront of technology

Qontigo Difference

Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Strategic sounding board
  • Synergy discovery
  • Partnerships
  • Team building

Strategy-driven

  • Experienced marketing, sales, product development and, technology
  • Customer acquisition focus
  • Revenue-driven execution

Incubation

  • New product building experience
  • New product sale experience
  • Enterprise software experience
  • Architecture and infrastructure expertise

Incubation and Venture Capital

The Qontigo Incubation Team’s vision is to be a strategic partner of choice for early-stage to growth-stage companies that are core or adjacent to Qontigo’s business and would add strategic value to our growth plans.

As Qontigo’s “eyes and ears” in the venture ecosystem, we focus on areas of strategic interest to Qontigo to help the company drive innovation.

We are excited to partner with companies that seek to disrupt the technological and financial landscape. Our investment strategy is built around the following criteria:

  •  Geography agnostic
  •  Themes: Fintech, Risktech, Wealthtech, Sustainability Tech, Data Management Tech, Insurtech
  •  Minority, significant minority stakes
  •  Lead and co-participate in investments
  •  Focus on early-stage to growth-stage companies (Series A+)
  •  €5–15 million investment size
  • Return targets: 1) Financial KPIs; 2) Strategic value

Our Work

We help early-stage and growth-stage start-ups scale better from a technical and business connectivity perspective by working closely with our product, technology and operations teams.

We provide connections to the financial world from issuers to intermediaries, traders and investors, who appreciate our neutrality and the high quality of market services we provide.

We bring the experience and brand of one of the largest market operators – a strong brand in the industry, standing for quality, independence, reliability and innovation.

Advisory Partners

DB1 Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Deutsche Börse Group aims to be a strategic partner of choice for early-stage to growth-stage companies which are core or adjacent to Deutsche Börse Group’s strategy, generate attractive investment returns and add strategic value to its growth plans.

Recent News

Clarity AI Raises $15m to Fuel Expansion of Platform That Empowers Investors to Manage the Societal Impact of Their Portfolios

October 29, 2020 |Clarity AI announced today that it has closed a USD $15 million funding round led by Deutsche Börse AG and co-investor Mundi Ventures. Clarity AI empowers investors to manage the impact of their portfolios through a proprietary technology platform that leverages big data and machine learning to assess sustainability for all societal stakeholders.

KEY CONTACTS
Lionel Auguste
Global Head of Incubation

Robert Stubbs
Strategic Innovation

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