Since 2011, American Express Ventures has invested in over 60 start-ups focused on commerce, payments, fraud prevention, data analytics and security.
We’re harnessing the power of American Express to drive innovation for consumers and businesses. We do this by investing in and partnering with start-ups to accelerate new ideas to market and help entrepreneurs achieve greatness.
Together, we’re driving innovation forward.
We look for companies that will help accelerate American Express’s digital transformation, strengthen connection to our global network of Card Members, and develop new ways to drive contextual relevance for commerce on new and existing platforms. Areas of interest include mobile, consumer payments, marketplaces, lending, loyalty and lifestyle services.
We also explore companies that are using new technologies and sources of data to improve the underlying fundamentals of our business. Areas of interest include servicing, customer acquisition and engagement, cybersecurity and fraud detection, risk management, AI & automation and cloud.
We seek companies that offer new tools and technology that empower large, mid-size and small businesses to grow and better manage their operations. Areas of interest include business payments and lending platforms, small business services, payment processing technologies, and supply chain analytics.