- Anthemis Group was founded in 2010 by financial services industry veterans Amy Nauiokas and Sean Park.
- Anthemis is a venture investment platform that cultivates change in the financial system by investing in, growing, and sustaining businesses committed to resiliency, transparency, access and equity.
About Anthemis Group
Founded on three guiding principles—authentic collaboration, virtuous cycle outcomes and diversity and inclusivity—Amy and Sean’s deep understanding of markets and models, passion for emerging technology and values, inspire everything they do. By creating fertile ground for a diverse group of startups, investors, entrepreneurs, institutions, academics, and visionaries to converge, they believe they can solve the financial systems most pressing challenges faster, better and for the benefit of all. Additionally, Anthemis walks the walk, inside and out as the Team is globally distributed with 38% of the employees identifying as BAME and over 50% as women—atypical for their venture given the industry average of 27%.
With over 120 investments, Anthemis Group is a recognized leader in the fintech and insurtech category globally by the press, having been ranked among the best investors backing fintech startups on Fintech50’s 2020 List and among the top 40 fintech investors in the world according to Institutional Investor from 2015-2019.
Additionally, Anthemis Group was rated as the most active investor in the insurtech space in 2020 with 20 investments and most active investor in fintech in Q4 2020 according to FT Partners and “Seed Investor to Watch” in 2019 by The Information. Beyond investor credibility, Anthemis Group has built a powerful reputation for their commitment to diversity and ESG, with awards given by the Best Place to Work organization including UK’s Best Workplace for Women, Great Place to Work-Certified in 2020 and UK’s Best Workplaces in 2021.
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Anthemis Group Portfolio
Anthemis Group has made a total of 167 investments since its foundation in 2010. Their most recent investment was on June 10, 2021, when TreasurySpring, a financial technology firm dedicated to democratising short-term funding markets, raised £7M in a Series A funding round.
Anthemis Group has made a total of 12 diversity investments. Their most recent diversity investment was on Mar 25, 2021, when Maxwell Financial Labs, a firm that empowers mortgage lenders to be more successful by intelligently automating their workflow with homebuyers and real estate agents, raised $16.3M in a Series B funding round.
Anthemis Group has had 13 exits. Anthemis Group’s most notable exits include The Climate Corporation, Simple, and Flo Technologies.
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