Skip to main content

Investing in the future of financial services.

How We Help

As our strategic investment arm, Ally Ventures identifies, invests in, and builds relationships with key startups, enhancing and diversifying our core capabilities while continuing to grow as a leader in digital financial services. 

We look for businesses with strategic objectives that align with ours and help these businesses grow through investment, mentorship, commercial relationship, and access to our broad range of resources. Opportunities are explored both individually and together with other investors, and our relationship is highly collaborative, increasing success potential for all parties involved. 

We review opportunities at all stages, and we also collaborate with three accelerator programs — Carolina Fintech Hub, FinTech Innovation Lab, and Plug and Play — to help us identify commercial opportunities and investments at earlier stages of development.

Carolina Fintech Hub logo
Fintech Innovation Lab logo
Plug and Play logo
Carolina Fintech Hub
Fintech Innovation Lab
Plug and Play

Focus Areas

We seek opportunities across a diverse range of industries and categories that coordinate with our goals and values.

Digital Banking

SMB

Personal Finance

Wealth Management

Lending/Payments

InsurTech

AutoTech

Cyber Security

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

API Economy

Blockchain

Big Data Analytics

AI Machine Learning

Key Relationships

We build relationships with startups and entrepreneurs who disrupt the financial services industry with inspiring technology, engaging user interfaces, and creative business models.

Better Mortgage logo

Direct mortgage lender dedicated to providing a fast, transparent digital mortgage experience.

Visit Better
CarIQ logo

Platform that enables vehicles to receive, store and send funds securely.

Visit Car IQ
Champ Titles logo

Digital Car Titles.

Visit CHAMPtitles
Deserve logo

Cloud-based credit card platform.

Visit Deserve
Finxact logo

An enterprise class Core as a Service platform that allows banks to deliver new digital services.

Visit Finxact
Greenlight logo

The smart debit card for kids that parents can manage from their phones.

Visit Greenlight
Informed logo

Automated verification for financial institutions and governments.

Visit Informed
KY3P Know Your Third Party logo

A centralized data hub that simplifies and standardizes third-party risk management processes.

Visit KY3P
Ladder logo

Digital life insurance.

Visit Ladder
Lively logo

Modern Health Savings Account (HSA) platform for employers and individuals.

Visit Lively
Modal logo

Builds ecommerce experiences for auto retailers, dealerships, and brands.

Visit Modal
Modelshop logo

A decision automation platform for financial services.

Visit ModelShop
Mullberry logo

Product protection plans.

Visit Mulberry
paxos logo

Regulated blockchain infrastructure platform.

Visit Paxos
Ridecell logo

Leading Fleet IoT Automation platform provider, bringing digital transformation to fleet-driven businesses.

Visit Ridecell
RouteOne logo

Comprehensive suite of F&I solutions for automobile dealers across multiple channels.

Visit RouteOne
Status logo

Personal financial management platform that lets users share insights and compare finances.

Visit Status Money
Street Shares Platform logo

A fully digital, cloud-based lending platform for small businesses.

Visit StreetShares

About Ally

Ally is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers, and corporate clients.

We have an award-winning online bank, top-tier lending experiences, and a growing wealth management and brokerage platform. We are one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country with a complementary auto-focused insurance business. Our corporate finance division provides senior secured loans to private equity-owned, U.S.-based middle market companies.

For over 100 years, we've been committed to creating innovative experiences that make life easier, products that are never status quo, and diverse thinking that inspires new ideas.

Learn More

Ventures Team

Our dedicated Ventures team consists of experienced professionals who collaborate with Ally's IT and business leadership to analyze potential opportunities and support your success.  In addition, you also have access to an extended Ally Financial leadership team.

Headshot of Peter Greene

Peter Greene

Managing Director, Strategy & Corporate Development and Head of Ally Ventures

Headshot of Jesse Podell

Jesse Podell

Senior Director

Headshot of Varun Jain

Varun Jain

Senior Director

Headshot of Amy Ran

Amy Ran

Senior Analyst