Seeking To Invest? Seeking Capital?

For those building and seeking the next big breakthroughs in all segments of FinTech, leveraging our 30-year-old global platform

Seeking To Invest? Seeking Capital?

Let IBS Intelligence be your partner

The global FinTech industry, accelerated by digital disruption and COVID-19, is now the new industrial revolution. In 2021 alone, over $210 billion was invested globally in FinTech companies of all shapes and sizes across segments.

IBS Intelligence, and its group company, Cedar (, sit right in the epicentre of this opportunity. Cedar-IBSi’s soon-to-launch fund initiative is well-positioned to unlock and deliver extraordinary value. With our 30+ year track record of executing strategy & transformational projects for global financial services clients, we know what it takes for a FinTech to be successful. This, coupled with IBS Intelligence’s FinTech focused research, platforms, databases, FinTech lab, and global network, clearly demonstrates an opportunity for us back the right founders and help grow businesses, leveraging our sharp competitive edge. With offices in New York, London, Dubai, and Mumbai, we stand in a position to facilitate and leverage cross-border opportunities in a way that only a pure-play FinTech research and advisory firm can.


  • 30+

    years of global experience

  • 190+

    countries covered

  • 2,100+

    BankTechs & FinTechs profiled

  • 300+

    financial institutions transformed

  • 400+

    cumulative years of FS experience

If you are seeking to raise capital, in addition to investing, here is how else we can add value:

  • Subject Matter Expertise – 400+ cumulative years of research & advisory experience across our global teams. Tap into this pool of intelligence on-demand
  • Global Expansion – Access Cedar-IBSi’s global team and infrastructure when looking to expand geographically
  • Access to Cedar-IBSi’s Global Ecosystem – Plug into the platform’s global network when seeking advice, partners, people, visibility, capital, & beyond…
  • Cedar-IBSi Fintech Lab – Direct access to multiple member benefits, – opportunity to test products in a sandbox environment, in partnership with Finastra
  • Banking Network – Access to client network of 800+ banks & financial services firms seeking to accelerate digitization
  • Gain visibility with the right audience – Get front & centre opportunities at Cedar-IBSi events, podcasts, thought leadership, intelligence portals, & other channels

If you are an investor seeking to invest/co-invest, we bring the following to the table:

  • 30+ years of consulting experience leading transformation strategy & execution for leading Financial Services firms globally
  • A dedicated Cedar-IBSi FinTech lab consisting of member FinTechs across segments who rely on our platform, capabilities, and intelligence to boost their growth. This strengthens our access to deal-flow and founders of global FinTechs.
  • An extensive global network of financial services clients & technology players we can leverage to unlock value creation and growth.
  • Deep proprietary knowledge across FinTech segments with 10,000+ pages of research covering global players, their systems, and use cases
  • A team of over 75+ FinTech research, advisory consultants & investment bankers who understand the space well and can ensure synergy between investment objectives and target plans
  • Relevant past experience in conducting commercial due diligence for leading VC/PE funds globally in the FinTech space

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