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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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Nov13

Sturgeon Ventures Supports The Project Harar 2018 Surgical Mission

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Sturgeon Ventures Pioneer of Regulatory Incubation Sponsors 3,000 Eggs. Project Harar was set up to help those people, predominantly children, living in rural Ethopia affected by facial deformities, be it a cleft lip, palate, animal attack or tumour, and are unable to access medical support. (more…)

Oct16

MIFID II – Out of the Box Thinking Needed

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CONFLICTS OF INTEREST UNDER MIFID II - an enhanced way of thinking... "potential conflicts" let's help each other build a true Regulatory Ecosystem. Conflicts of interest is an aspect that is – although necessary for investment firms’ compliance processes – often considered after the event. It is hard to remember…

Sep06

The FCA Regulatory Sandbox

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Venture Catalysts are not just money invested, but people and time.  When Sturgeon Ventures was first born in 1998, it branded itself as a Venture Catalyst, it incubated people and companies across a number of industries; in 2000 the focus began towards financial services and the regulatory incubator was born…

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