2020 was the year ESG went mainstream. The confluence of a build-up in asset owner pressure, regulatory changes and the pandemic caused a rise in both operational and investment spending on ESG by investment managers.
Invisage (previously VTFinTech) is shortlisted among the top 25 by F10 Switzerland
We are excited to be among the top 25 startups that are shortlisted for the P2 program by F10 Switzerland. It was a great competition to reach this stage from the pool of 360 startups that had applied for the accelerator program. At this stage, the shortlisted firms are be invited to Zurich for the final selection round to be held on 22-23 Aug. At the end, 15 startups will be selected to be part of the 6-month program that starts in Nov.
F10 Switzerland has made a reputation for being one of the most respectable names as an incubator and accelerator. It’s partnership with leading financial firms including Baloise Group, Julius Bär, Generali Group Switzerland, PwC Switzerland and Capegemini enables them to provide the perfect match of guidance and support needed by early-stage fintech startups. We are eagerly looking forward to the next and final stage.
The use of alternative data within the investment process is on the rise. Previously the domain of sophisticated quantitative investors, 2020 saw “alt data” go mainstream, with fundamental investors expanding data science capabilities and carving out budgets to procure alternative data, alongside (or in some instances in lieu of) traditional research.