Motive Partners is a next-generation investment firm focused on technology enabled companies that power the financial services industry.
Financial Technology is a large and growing market opportunity in a complex industry undergoing significant transformation.
We are a collective of industry leaders, investors, operators and technologists with exceptional domain expertise, and relationships.
Our mission is to back and build the next generation of Financial Technology businesses to transform markets, models and society.
We finance innovation, transform institutions and empower customers across the entire ecosystem and the full stack.
Individual and business customers are taking control of their digital and financial lives, shifting power away from financial institutions
New technology is transforming financial institutions–often through external providers–while empowering startups and technology giants to gain market share
Regulatory initiatives promoting customer rights and financial stability will redefine the role of financial institutions and reshape the competitive landscape
Financial institutions no longer earn their cost of capital and the financial sector is dramatically lagging in performance, necessitating fundamental change
Financial services is undergoing a perfect storm of change with technology at the core
Annual technology spend by the global financial services sector.
Financial Services revenue is growing but the distribution is shifting.
Source: McKinsey Global Institute
High stakes drives continued investment opportunity.
Financial services annual revenue at risk of displacement by new tech-enabled entrants.
Source: Goldman Sachs
Motive Partners applies an integrated approach to capitalize on the financial technology opportunity.
Industry connectivity & insight, rigorous underwriting and systematic value creation.
Expertise and experience enhancing, managing, and scaling successful, world-class companies.
Unlocking value from unseen opportunities and transforming businesses and the financial services industry.
Jim Neary, Managing Director at Warburg Pincus
We have known and worked with many members of the Motive Partners team. We have enormous respect for their industry knowledge and expertise and look forward to future opportunities to work together as they launch this exciting new platform.
13 March 2018
Published on Global Banking and Finance. Read more
31 January 2018
Published on International Banker. Read more
22 January 2018
Published on Fin Extra. Read more
14 December 2017
Published on International Banker. Read more.
5 December 2017
Published on Sky News. Read more.
6 June 2017
Published in The Wall Street Journal. Read more.
22 January 2018
Motive Labs to enable collaborative innovation and investment across the financial services and financial technology industry by partnering with world leading financial institutionsFirst partners include Allied Irish Bank, Bradesco, Emirates NBD, Mastercard & Royal Bank of Scotland. Read more.
6 December 2017
Motive Partners is honored to announce the appointment of ten world-class members to its Global Advisory Council. Read more.
18 January 2017
LMRKTS, delivering a fresh approach to multilateral and dimensional portfolio compression, has secured an investment from global investment firm Motive Partners. Read more.
18 January 2017
Formed by an experienced team of industry executives, Motive Partners will invest, operate and innovate across the financial technology ecosystem. Read more.