Canapi overview

Canapi Ventures is a financial services-focused VC that offers strategic investments and partnerships to startups. Canapi Ventures invests in early to growth-stage fintech companies offering disruptive alternatives to outdated business models and technologies.

Backed by the United States’ regulatory experts and financial institutions, Canapi Ventures delivers capital, customers, and guidance to founders building the digital financial services ecosystem of the future.

Canapi Ventures closed its inaugural fund of $545m in January 2020. Its investors include the Canapi Alliance, a group of 35 banks and strategic investors, which will also serve as a distribution network for future portfolio startups. 

Canapi Ventures was founded on 2018 and is based in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Wilmington, United States

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Key people

Chip Mahan Managing Partner
Dan Beldy Partner
Eugene A. Ludwig Managing Partner
Peter Underwood CTO
Neil Underwood Co-Founder, Partner
Walker Forehand Partner
Gene Ludwig Managing Partner
Jeffrey Reitman Partner