Fintech
Q1 202401.02.2024

Wealthtech

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Federico Scolari

at Sifted

Wealth is one of the oldest concepts in human history, and startups know that there are innovation gaps to be filled quickly to help us better manage and grow our riches.

From alternative asset classes to traditional ones, wealthtech startups are finding new ways to serve both Joe Bloggs and high-net-worth individuals,— focusing their time on three main segments: trading, advisory and education. The client base is there: 82% of Europeans now display a medium or high level of financial literacy.

But managing wealth is a tough gig: life-changing financial operations can be carried out at the push of a button, catching the eye of ever-busier regulators; all the while, tricky pricing strategies make for a crowded market, where startups need to find sustainable ways of cutting through the noise.

Although funding dried up in 2023 on both sides of the pond, the core wealthtech proposition remains strong and clear: people with money will spend money to acquire more money — how exactly, it remains to be seen.

20 startups to watch

  • Tulipshare logo

    Sifted score

    8.35
    -

    Tulipshare

    Shareholder engagement and advocacy platform.

    • Strong investor(s)
    • Serial founder(s)
    • Year founded

      2020

    • HQ

      London, United Kingdom

    • Latest round

      Seed
      9.8m / Dec 2021

    • Total funding

      10.7m

  • Doorfeed logo

    Sifted score

    7.93
    -

    Doorfeed

    Streamlining residential real estate investment.

    • Strong investor(s)
    • Serial founder(s)
    • Hiring
    • Year founded

      2021

    • HQ

      Ivry-sur-Seine, France

    • Latest round

      Seed
      12m / Nov 2023

    • Total funding

      12m

  • Klub logo

    Sifted score

    7.4
    -

    Klub

    Investment platform for sustainable startups.

    • Serial founder(s)
    • Year founded

      2019

    • HQ

      Paris, France

    • Latest round

      Seed
      9.1m / May 2021

    • Total funding

      9.1m

  • bunch logo

    Sifted score

    7.03
    -

    bunch

    Streamlined platform for private market investors.

    • Strong investor(s)
    • Hiring
    • Year founded

      2021

    • HQ

      Berlin, Germany

    • Latest round

      Seed
      7.3m / Jul 2022

    • Total funding

      7.3m

  • Lightyear logo

    Sifted score

    6.93
    -

    Lightyear

    Solar electric vehicles for sustainable mobility.

    • Strong investor(s)
    • Hiring
    • Year founded

      2021

    • HQ

      London, United Kingdom

    • Latest round

      Series A
      24.6m / Jul 2022

    • Total funding

      33.4m

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