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Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator, having coined the phrase Regulatory Incubator in 2001. We are a trusted partner, providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known by some as a Regulatory Umbrella, a Regulatory Hosting Platform or a Regulatory Ecosystem.

SINCE 2000 WE HAVE INCUBATED MANY FIRMS INCLUDING AIFMS, HEDGE FUNDS, VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS, CORPORATE FINANCE, PRIVATE EQUITY, CAPITAL INTRODUCTION, FAMILY OFFICES AND ENERGY MARKET PARTICIPANTS. WE ASSIST THROUGH FCA APPLICATION, AND CONTINUE WITH COMPLIANCE MONITORING.
STURGEON VENTURES WAS THE PIONEER OF THE WHOLESALE USE OF THE APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVE. UNTIL 2003, THE APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVE WAS USED BY IFAS AND INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PROMOTE THEIR SERVICES FOR RETAIL CLIENTS.

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Jan14

Women in Compliance Awards 2018 – Nomination

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Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Women in Compliance Awards 2018 within the "The Mentor Award of the Year for Advancement of Women in Compliance" category. The award ceremony takes place on 22nd March 2018 and celebrates the achievements of female compliance professionals in the changing and dynamic Financial Services…

Jan03

2018 – MIFID II and PRIIPS for the Fund Industry

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The FCA has had a busy Christmas as the Financial Industry focused on launching many changes including MIFID II and PRIIPS for the Fund Industry. Many firms took this change as a reason to close their UK FCA Regulated Firm and move to the EU now ahead of BREXIT or considering…

Nov27

Success for RoboCap

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Sturgeon Ventures is delighted to read of RoboCap's success in CityWire's recent article on "Five alternatives to the Pictet-Robotics fund". Jonathan Cohen, Managing Partner of Robocap LLP  [Sturgeon Ventures Designated Portfolio Manager] was, approved by the FCA within Sturgeon Ventures, on 22nd December 2015. (more…)

2016

Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia

We are delighted to have been recognised for our offering in this our 18th year of Sturgeon Ventures history, since the launch of our Hong Kong Solution offering known as Sturgeon Hong Kong.

Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment The Worshipful Company of International Bankers World Presidents' Organization Alternative Investment Management Association
The Association of Professional Compliance Consultants AIFM Solutions The EIS Association (EISA) Women in Finance Charter