EvoNexus is Collaborating with Franklin Templeton & Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to Pursue Emerging Financial Technology Startups
EvoNexus, RBC, Franklin Templeton
Are Looking For Startups That Address:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning
- Bank / Wealth / Payment Technology
- Capital Markets Technology
- Mobile Payments
- P2P Lending
- Digital Cash
- Data Science
- Predictive Behavior Analytics
- Key Telecommunication Enablers (5G, IoT, & Edge Computing)
If your company is outside of the domain criteria above, EvoNexus encourages you to apply to its tech incubator.
About Franklin Templeton
Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton. Franklin Templeton’s goal is to deliver better outcomes by providing global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries.
For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.
“Our relationship with EvoNexus will enable us to gain firsthand access to new technologies that can add value and differentiation for our core businesses. FinTech is a key driver and accelerator in our efforts to develop new ways to use data and service to improve business outcomes and drive investment performance for our customers.”
— Joe Boerio, Chief Technology Officer for Franklin Templeton
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 33 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.
“Our collaboration with EvoNexus aligns with our commitment to harness the potential of emerging technology to drive value for our clients. We are very excited to meet with and learn from the startups that become part of the FinTech incubator.”
— Eddy Ortiz, VP of Solution Acceleration & Innovation at RBC
ABOUT THE EVONEXUS FINTECH INCUBATOR
“SOCAL’S PREMIER FINTECH INCUBATOR”
The new incubator will serve as the premier SoCal center for FinTech innovation with startups focusing on technology areas that will impact financial services companies of all sizes and the customers they serve.
The incubator will leverage EvoNexus’ world class domain expertise and operational experience, a network of global technology leaders that serve on its board and committees, and its strategic partners to prepare portfolio companies to go to market.
The incubator is set to open its doors in May 2019 to a new 6,000 square foot Class A office space in San Diego provided by California’s leading commercial real estate developer the Irvine Company.
EvoNexus is Southern California’s leading incubator with locations in San Diego and Irvine. We empower motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially viable companies. EvoNexus is supported by corporate investors, including some of the largest multinational corporations in the world. Its companies enjoy class A offices and dry lab spaces provided by California’s leading commercial real estate developer, the Irvine Company.
- $226M raised in 2018 by our startups
- 77% raise money during incubation
- 26 of our startups have been acquired, generating over $800M
- Over 175 VC Firms have invested in our startups
- 60 domain expertise mentors have successfully started companies, grown companies, and had exits
- Strategic introductions to potential customers, capital sources, IP support, R&D connections, potential Beta customer trials, technology steering
- Long-term residency with the ability to support technical engineering teams for up to two years
The EvoNexus Board of Directors represent some of the most important companies and firms in Southern California and beyond. Our directors are comprised of executives and founders from companies who are committed to growing the innovation economy through their financial and strategic support of the ventures launched through the EvoNexus incubator program.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
EvoNexus requires all startups entering the incubator program to only provide 4-5% common shares to the non-profit organization. EvoNexus startups are not charged any fees during their incubation period that can be up to 2 years.
The Application Portal for the EvoNexus Incubator is Always Open.
If your company does not fit into the categories listed above, please apply anyway, as EvoNexus is always looking for great companies across all domains!
Questions? Email Brittany at BGill@EvoNexus.org