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"We are founders, operators, and innovators  We grow companies across their lifecycle, from Series A to exit  We bring people to the table  "

$5bn+

Capital raised

20+

Portfolio companies

5

Public exits

65%

women or diverse team members

20+

Year avg. experience across our team
Our story

Cohen Circle

Cohen Circle  is an investment firm founded by financial services pioneers, Betsy Cohen and her son Daniel Cohen. Since 2015, the firm has provided transformative capital to late stage fintech companies.

Today, we make investments across the capital structure in the fintech, technology, and impact spaces, with $5bn+ in capital raised.

Our decades-long experience as founders, operators, and innovators uniquely positions us to capitalize and transform companies through our significant network and expertise.
our strategies
We invest across the capital structure to back exceptional management teams building innovative companies
Private-to-Public Investing
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We provide transformative capital to exceptional late stage growth companies to bring them to the public markets via special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Sector Focus: FinTech, Technology.
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Venture Investing
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We provide differentiated, value creation for early to late stage fintech companies (Series A and later).

Focus Areas: FinTech, Insurtech, Proptech, Enterprise Software

Our affiliated impact platform provides growth equity funding and sector-specific strategic support to accelerate scaling of businesses driving innovation and impact across health and financial services.
portfolio companies
Meet the next generation of innovators 
Payments platform focused on building the next generation of payment solutions.
Arcus was acquired by Mastercard (NYSE: MA) on November 24, 2021.
Founders: Edrizio De La Cruz, Inigo Rumayor Belausteguigoitia, Juan Jose Maldonado
Year Founded: 2011
Investment Date: September 2020
HQ: New York, NY
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Payments platform focused on building the next generation of payment solutions.
Arcus was acquired by Mastercard (NYSE: MA) on November 24, 2021.
Founders: Edrizio De La Cruz, Inigo Rumayor Belausteguigoitia, Juan Jose Maldonado
Year Founded: 2011
Investment Date: September 2020
HQ: New York, NY
Website
Digital family office platform.
Founders: Caesar Sengupta, Charles Dong, David Shapiro, Edward Chiang, Felix Lin, Mark Striebeck, Zelidrag Hornung
Year Founded: 2021
Investment Date: October 2022
HQ: San Francisco, CA
Website
Venture
Digital family office platform.
Founders: Caesar Sengupta, Charles Dong, David Shapiro, Edward Chiang, Felix Lin, Mark Striebeck, Zelidrag Hornung
Year Founded: 2021
Investment Date: October 2022
HQ: San Francisco, CA
Website
Bill management & payments platform.
Founders: Dan Holt, Scott Miller, Kelly Seidl, Pete Kight
Year Founded: 2015
Investment Date: July 2020
HQ: Fort Collins, CO
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Venture
Bill management & payments platform.
Founders: Dan Holt, Scott Miller, Kelly Seidl, Pete Kight
Year Founded: 2015
Investment Date: July 2020
HQ: Fort Collins, CO
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TEAM
Get to know the Cohen Circle Team
Betsy Cohen
Co-Founder
Betsy has 50+ years experience running companies and investing across the capital markets. She founded three banks, including the Bancorp, where she was CEO for 15 years before founding Cohen Circle to support the next generation of fintech leaders.
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Daniel Cohen
Co-Founder
Daniel is the co-founder of Cohen Circle and The Bancorp. He has over 20 years of experience as an operator and investor. Daniel also founded Cohen & Company, an asset manager with $2.2 billion of AUM.
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Amanda Abrams
Chief Executive Officer
Amanda is the CEO of Cohen Circle and joined the team from CardConnect after she and the Cohens took the integrated payments company public in 2016. She has 15+ years’ experience as an investor, operator, advisor, and lawyer with companies in both the public and private sectors.
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