Euclid Opportunities offers financial technology start-ups a unique seed funding and acceleration program designed to support the providers of innovative platforms, tools and services to successfully address the needs of today’s global markets.
Euclid targets innovative technology offerings in the areas of market structure, electronic trading, trade processing, risk management, market connectivity, data management, clearing and market utilities. The project is focused on the institutional financial markets.
Euclid utilises a network of advisors, domain experts and market practitioners to provide start-‐ups tailored support and guidance via the Euclid Acceleration Program.
The program provides a range of financial market expertise; knowledge, credibility and long standing industry relationships to enable innovators effectively engage the global financial marketplace.
The Euclid project is based on a belief that the talent and skills, which exists in many start-‐up enterprises, can be nurtured and supported to stimulate a number of strategically important financial technology companies.
The Euclid Acceleration Program is designed to offer financial technology start-‐ups the following:
• Market testing and corroboration
• Technical validation
• Operational guidance
• Business planning
• Client access and feedback
• Senior-‐level mentoring - Financial service institutes
Candidates may have a prototype or have developed a “proof of concept” but do not yet need to have a ‘live’ product or platform in production.
Who is behind it?
Euclid Opportunities is majority owned by ICAP. ICAP is the world's premier voice and electronic interdealer brokers and provider of post trade risk and information services operating a global network across more than 32 countries, active in the interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, equities and equity derivatives market.