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    Viola FinTech is a cross-stage venture fund that invests in global FinTech companies alongside leading venture investors.

    The fund brings together financial institutions and innovative startups to accelerate the modernization and digitization of financial institutions and support the growth of FinTech companies.

    WHAT MAKES OUR MODEL SPECIAL?

    We’re backed by leading global banks, insurance companies and asset managers from North America, Europe, APAC and Israel.

    This allows us to work closely with our investors to accelerate fintegration (the implementation and adaptation of innovative solutions by financial institutions).

    We have an exceptionally experienced management team with a strong background in banking, entrepreneurship and investment.


    CONTACT:  Maryse Bichler

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    FUND SIZE

    $122M

    STAGE OF COMPANIES

    We are a cross-stage FinTech-focused venture fund, meaning that we invest in startups at the stage where close cooperation with financial institutions will trigger accelerated and significant growth.

    WE’RE CO-INVESTORS

    As a co-investment fund, we either co-lead an investment or come in after a first institutional investor.

    AREAS OF INVESTMENT

    ● B2B and B2C companies in sectors such as “Tech for fin”, Insurtech, Regtech, wealth and asset management, platforms for liquidity, compliance, Tech for SME

    ● Companies using advanced technologies to solve problems stemming from inefficiencies triggered by regulation, manual labor or unnecessary middlemen

    ● Innovative solutions to streamline the digitization and modernization of large core systems

    SELECTION CRITERIA

    Teams with strong technology, innovative go-to-market or distribution strategy and with at least an initial product-market fit and regulatory fit.

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    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David
    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon
    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David
    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

    Meet The Team

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