Mark WhitcroftFounding Partner at Illuminate Financial Management
Mark Whitcroft is one of the Founding Partners at Illuminate Financial Management, a venture firm focused on early stage investing in financial markets fintech. Mark has been an early stage fintech investor since 2010 and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Illuminate portfolio companies AxeTrading, ChartIQ, Privitar and TransFICC. He is also part of the Advisory Panel for the Investment Association (IA) fintech accelerator VeloCity. Prior to Illuminate, he was an EIR at StartUpBootCamp FinTech London, on the Industry Advisory Board of ValueStream Labs and a mentor for Deutsche Bank in the Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab in New York. Mark spent twelve years in various fixed income capital market roles at Deutsche Bank and HSBC based in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and London. Mark has a BSc in Human Sciences from University College London and is currently on the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.