Sure Financial institution on Wednesday introduced an funding of an undisclosed quantity within the Enterprise Catalysts Group Funds (Enterprise Catalysts) which offers funding, mentorship and community to startup founders. The group helps startups of their journey from the thought inception to the expansion stage. Sure Financial institution has additionally invested in two different related firms- Beams Fintech Fund and 9 Unicorns Accelerator Fund. Whereas the previous invests in progress stage firms, the latter is an early stage sector agnostic investor.
The financial institution goals to additional strengthen its mission of catering to the ‘Future Tech Companies of India’ and bolster innovation within the tech and monetary house, with these investments.
Talking about the identical, Ajay Rajan, the Nation Head of Transaction Banking, at Sure Financial institution, mentioned, “We’re happy to associate with Enterprise Catalysts and the allied platforms – Beams Fintech Fund and 9 Unicorns Accelerator Fund. We imagine that this partnership is a step within the path to changing into the go-to-bank for know-how startups.”
He additional added that the collaboration between banks and tech firms, particularly fintechs, will play a crucial position in India’s progress journey.
By way of this partnership, Sure Financial institution reinforces its foothold in India’s rising tech markets. The financial institution has been a pioneer within the tech house and was the primary in India to open up its APIs to varied tech firms in 2015.
Naveen Surya, the Co-Founding Member of the Beams Fintech Fund, mentioned that this can be a nice starting for the tech ecosystem they usually encourage different banks and fintechs to associate with teams like theirs. “We’re aiming to create a big ecosystem consisting of banks, NBFCs and fintech firms to assist the tech ecosystem. We’re wanting ahead to working with Sure Financial institution and bringing constructive outcomes for all our portfolio firms and founders,” he added.
Beams Fintech Fund was launched originally of 2022 with a mission to construct India’s largest fintech ecosystem. It actively invests in progressive know-how firms at progress levels within the fintech house in India together with in Embedded Finance, SAAS for Banks & FIs, SAAS for Companies, World Enterprise SAAS, Private Finance Administration and Neo Banking house.
9 Unicorns Accelerator Fund was launched by the founding members of Enterprise Catalysts. It’s a sector agnostic VC that goals to disrupt the thought stage investing in India.