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Standard Chartered Ventures

SC Ventures is a business unit in Standard Chartered to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and explore alternative business models.


Focused on “Rewiring the DNA in banking”, we leverage on human-centric design, lean start-up approach and fintech enablement, while nurturing an intrapreneurial culture by empowering people to take initiative. We deliver forward-thinking innovations through an open platform and a network of people and partnerships.


Our team consists of a global team of banking, investment, technology and human-centred design specialists.


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Enabling Innovation

Our eXellerator labs facilitate innovation and culture change across the Bank. It is a platform which supports the Bank’s intrapreneurs and clients along their innovation journey.

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Business Ventures

We sponsor and oversee the formation of new business ventures, focusing on disruptive business models to create optionality. We test by incubating, setting up and spinning off businesses that are independent and distinct from the bank.

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Innovation Investment Fund

We invest in Fintech companies that enable forward-thinking capabilities and manages Standard Chartered’s minority stakes in its fintech partners. 

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