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Sturgeon Ventures are the most established FCA Regulated Incubator, having coined the phrase Regulatory Incubator in 2001. We are a trusted partner, providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known by some as an FCA Regulated Umbrella, an FCA Regulated 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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Feb11

Project Harar Complex Mission 2018 – Five Days to go

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Jackie Riley (jr@sturgeonventures.com) who many of you know in our Fund Monitoring Team is leaving London in 5 days from now to be part of this amazing work www.projectharar.org. Sturgeon Ventures has already donated 3,000 eggs (in true honour of being an incubator) for the project to help nourish the…

Feb01

The FCA’s 11 Principles for Regulated Firms – Core Values

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Financial Services Start-ups – Ensure you go to a Regulatory Hosting Firm with Integrity, the 1st FCA Principle. Sturgeon Ventures having incubated people and firms for the past 20 years, prides its pioneered model of the Regulatory Incubator on focusing on the FCA’s 11 Principles at its core. (more…)

Jan22

FCA Asset Management Hub

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The FCA Asset Manager Authorisation Hub was launched in October 2017, has a number of new authorisation case workers and a dedicated portal to assist authorisation as an asset manager.  Since 1999, Sturgeon Ventures has been here to support new managers during the Incubation Phase where companies work towards being…

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