Venture Studio invests in the best early-stage fintech companies and works hard to make them even better.

In addition to capital, we provide the access and insights founders need to build transformational companies.

We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2020 cohort. Applications are due Monday, November 2, 2020. Apply now!

Custom Capital

It’s important for founders to have a sustainable equity structure. We design our investments with that in mind.

Relevant Advice

The skills that work best in a startup often don’t translate to industry. We understand how to bridge that gap.


We help founders build a powerful and differentiated network of the most powerful institutions in financial services.

“This is probably the most valuable program you can do as an early stage fintech startup anywhere in the world. Our participation took us where we wanted much quicker than we could have on our own.”

Cathrine Andersen

Co-founder & CEO, Roger

“If you are a technology company that’s building, selling, or working in financial services, you need the FVS team.”

Mang-Git Ng

Co-founder & CEO, Anvil

“Financial Venture Studio has been a fantastic partner in helping us better tell our story to a wide audience.”

Jimmy Chen

Founder & CEO, Propel

“The domain expertise and perspective FVS brought to the table sharpened our focus, energized our efforts, and made us better founders.”

Ennie Lim

Co-founder & CEO, HoneyBee

Our network accelerates your growth.

Financial Institutions

If you’re building in financial services, you'll need a strong partner.


Sophisticated regulatory engagement and understanding is among the most critical and defensible skills in fintech.


Building a solid foundation with the investing community has never been more critical.

Relevant Media Outlets

Where you tell your story is just as important as how you tell your story.

Founders & Advisors

Some of the best insights come from peer connections and advisor observations.

Thought Leadership Organizations

Relevant organizations can inform, support, and amplify your work.

Studio Program Schedule

In Person or Virtual Meeting
Scheduled Call or Workshop
In Person or Virtual Meeting
Scheduled Call or Workshop

Program Structure

  • Kickoff Meeting to get to know each other and other founders
  • Partnership Event to meet the right teams at leading financial institutions
  • Media Discussion to learn what it takes to work with prominent writers and reporters
  • Regulator Event to build relationships with relevant government agencies
  • Venture Studio session to connect with investors

Ongoing Support

  • Mentorship and regular checkins
  • Targeted workshops that focus on specific topics (remote work, communications, etc)
  • Curated connections to partners
  • Office hours with our strategic partners and advisors
  • Cross-cohort communication