Scaling Breakthrough Business Models, Together
SC Ventures is a business unit that provides a platform & catalyst for Standard Chartered to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and explore alternative business models.
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Years of Journey
Considering changing global dynamics, we have developed high conviction themes which reimagine how banks will serve society.
How we Operate
The whole is greater than the sum of our parts
SC Ventures is designed and structured such that the combination of key pillars enable the transformational impact.
Build and scale new business models involving banking and financial services
Cement relationships via minority stakes in fintechs and partners
Access a powerful community of fintechs to address business challenges
Bringing innovation to corporates and SMEs through SC Ventures’ certified intrapreneurship process and whitelabel technology
The SC Ventures Advantage
We have the DNA to operate in hyper regulated environments, creating ventures that have a significant competitive edge in assessing risk and creating compliant business models
We have a distinct approach to venture building and corporate structuring, which has resulted in 30+ nimble ventures that are backed by a regulated financial institution
We operate in the world’s most dynamic and innovative economies, predominantly focused on Asia, Africa and Middle East
We have built a very diverse team, across multiple domains, which brings a wealth of different perspectives to venture building
We leverage partnerships as key building blocks for ecosystems of the future
“SC Ventures provided us the platform to kickstart and nurture the co-creation process with our first client, Lenovo. By leveraging SC Ventures’ tech and venture building expertise, as well as Standard Chartered Bank's global footprint and regulatory framework, we were able to create a secure, automated and bank-agnostic platform that unlocks economic value for clients and their ecosystem partners.”Kingshuk GhoshalCo-founder & CEO, TASConnect
"With help and support from SC Ventures, we were able to kickstart CardsPal, from being ‘just an idea’ to a full blown venture. SC Ventures incubated and enabled CardsPal to become an innovation-led venture that operates in a safe environment. By leveraging SC Ventures' venture building expertise and Standard Chartered Bank’s network, we will continue to accelerate CardsPal’s growth."Saim Yeong Harng Co-founder & CEO, CardsPal