SC Ventures launches letsbloom to help regulated organisation hop on the cloud


SC Ventures launches letsbloom to help regulated organisation hop on the cloud

Standard Chartered's SV Ventures arm is launching a fintech that helps firms in regulated industries build run and deploy business applications in the cloud.

GFA Attract Interview Series With Kennedy Mubita (VC Edition)SC Ventures.

In this episode of GFA-Attract, we discuss with Kennedy Mubita, Nairobi based Venture Capital Lead for Africa & Middle east at SC Ventures, the venture capital arm of Standard Chartered Bank. SC Ventures is a $100 million fund focused on FinTech investments.

How Kennedy transited from a degree in Mining to leading SC Ventures in Africa and the Middle East
His journey from Zambia to the entire African continent
Opportunities seen by Kennedy in blockchain
Kennedy’s thoughts on how Standard Chartered is rethinking innovation
The challenges faced by banks and why they usually have to turn down good ideas
Importance of anti-money laundering regulations to FinTechs
Why banks are now entering into the venture capital space
Opportunities to scale for FinTechs in Africa
How SC ventures in co-creating value with entrepreneurs
Importance of Government policies on ease of doing business.
What needs to be done to get more venture capital investment in Africa
Kennedy’s thoughts on getting investors ready for investments (see GetFundedAfrica’s online courses).
The average size of investments made by SC Ventures
Why the only employer you can trust is yourself

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Rewiring the DNA in Banking 2020 | SC Ventures

Opening Keynote, a Fireside Chat with Alex Manson, SC Ventures at 2022 BAFT Asia Bank to Bank Forum

A fireside chat with Alex Manson from SC Ventures, Standard Chartered on new business models, innovation and disruptive ventures, and the (re)evolution happening in the financial industry.

Featured Speaker
Alex Manson, SC Ventures
Standard Chartered Bank


Tod Burwell, President & CEO

Metaverse: Building a Shared Future

How can organisations create digital experiences and products in the Metaverse to open up new channels for customer engagement?

With speakers:
Samuel Huber, CEO of LandVault
Alan Lau, Chief Business Officer of Animoca Brands
Ujjwal Kumar, Lead Architect, Microsoft Technology Center APAC
Joseph Ho, Director, Health and Fitness of Brinc
Suresh Balaji, Global head, Marketing and Comms, B2C, Standard Chartered
Moderated by Apurv Suri, SC Ventures

About our event:
Everyone’s talking about the metaverse – but how can businesses get started in this new space and why should they? Through our event, ‘Beyond the Game: Commerce in the Metaverse’, we engage industry experts on the uncharted territory of the metaverse and how business can be enabled in this space, exploring topics such as co-creating digital experiences via partnerships; technology infrastructure and technical considerations; and digital safety.