Advancing Entrepreneurs to the Center of the Financial Services Industry

FXCM Ventures is the venture capital division of FXCM Inc. We determine the success of an investment’s performance not only in financial returns, but also in the viability of providing strategic growth for FXCM’s core businesses.

Comprised of senior management within FXCM Inc., along with experts and leaders in the financial services industry, we identify white space opportunities and develop new businesses in emergent sectors.

Entrepreneurs partner with FXCM Ventures to benefit from our specialized depth of industry knowledge and experience. In 1999 FXCM was a start up company with 6 employees and today we are an NYSE listed industry leader. We know what it takes, and we want to help you get there.

Investment Focus

FXCM Ventures invests in seed and growth stage companies within the financial services and electronic trading industries that will provide above-average, long term financial returns and strategic growth opportunities for FXCM. Our focus is technology companies with innovative products for the Foreign Exchange (FX) and Contracts For Difference (CFD’s) sub-sectors of the financial services industry.

FAQs

What types of businesses does FXCM Ventures invest in?

FXCM Ventures makes private equity and debt investments in electronic trading technology companies within the financial services industry.

How much capital does FXCM Ventures invest?

Our target investment amount is $100,000 – $1,000,000 in each of our portfolio companies, but we evaluate all opportunities on a case by case basis.

What does FXCM Ventures look for in an investment opportunity?

FXCM Ventures seeks out business opportunities with cost-effective paths to increasing value and extracting risk. The businesses FXCM Ventures invests in have clear competitive advantages and are led by strong management teams.

How involved is FXCM Ventures in its portfolio companies?

FXCM Ventures is actively involved with portfolio companies. Collaboration and dedicated focus are crucial to improving an investment’s short and long-term financial outcomes.

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  • Thank you for your interest in FXCM Ventures. Please review the following Terms of Service, which will govern the submission of your proposal.
  • Terms of Service

    By submitting a proposal, you agree to the terms and conditions ('Terms of Service') contained in this document ('Agreement') as well as to the terms of the FXCM Ventures privacy policy , which is available at http://www.fxcm.com/privacy-policy.jsp. You agree to accept these Terms electronically. If you do not want to be bound by the Terms of Service, you must not submit a proposal.

    Definitions

    FXCM Ventures means FXCM Inc. and/or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries as determined by FXCM and/or any other entity FXCM so elects in its sole and absolute discretion.

    Data Accuracy

    We ask that all information contained in your proposal is true, current and complete.

    Compliance with Applicable Laws

    You agree that the submission of your proposal will not conflict with the law in your jurisdiction.

    Privacy

    FXCM Ventures is committed to protecting the privacy of its users and has developed a detailed Privacy Policy that describes our practices and procedures regarding your data. The Privacy Policy is available at http://www.fxcm.com/privacy-policy.jsp, and is incorporated herein by reference. Please review the Privacy Policy before submitting your proposal.

    Disclaimers

    YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE SITE AND SUBMIT A PROPOSAL SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    AS A CONDITION TO YOUR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION, YOU HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION OR OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE AGAINST FXCM VENTURES AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SUBMISSION AND REVIEW OF YOUR PROPOSAL.

    UNLESS OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN WRITING, FXCM VENTURES DOES NOT AGREE TO ANY OBLIGATIONS OF CONFIDENTIALITY, NONDISCLOSURE OR NONUSE, EXCEPT AS EXPLICITLY PROVIDED FOR IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

    IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY FXCM VENTURES OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE SUBMISSION OF ANY MATERIALS VIA OUR SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF FXCM VENTURES OR ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

    Limitations On Investment Guidance

    FXCM Ventures does not provide legal, tax or investment advice. You are solely responsible for determining whether any investment, investment strategy or transaction is appropriate for you based on your personal investment objectives, financial circumstances and risk tolerance. You should consult your legal or tax professional regarding your specific situation.

    Severability

    If any provision of this Agreement is found unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, it will not affect the validity of the other provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in effect.

    Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    Unless otherwise agreed, this Agreement and their enforcement are governed by the laws of the state of New York, without regard to principles of conflicts of law, and shall inure to the benefit of FXCM Venture's successors and assigns, whether by merger, consolidation, or otherwise. This is the case regardless of whether you reside or transact business with FXCM Ventures in New York or elsewhere. You irrevocably agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the city and county of New York, NY and hereby waive any objection to the convenience or propriety of venue therein. Provided however, that nothing herein shall prevent FXCM Ventures from bringing any action in the courts of any other jurisdiction.

    Modifications to the Terms of Service

    FXCM Ventures may change the Terms of Service at any time and in its sole discretion. The modified Terms of Service will be effective immediately upon posting and you agree to the new posted Terms of Service by continuing your use of FXCM Ventures’ services. If you do not agree with the modified Terms of Service, your only remedy is to discontinue using FXCM Ventures’ services.