Citi Ventures Enterprise Tech Summit 2022

Driving Innovation in Enterprise Tech

Since launching in 2010, Citi Ventures has invested in and partnered with over 150 category-defining startups that are pioneering new technologies and solutions relevant to Citi’s businesses, functions and clients. As a a “commercialization catalyst” for Citi, the team also works to connect these startups to key Citi stakeholders.

In the first session of the 2022 Enterprise Tech Summit, Head of Citi Ventures Arvind Purushotham talked to Citi tech leader George Kichukov and Jyoti Bansal, co-founder and CEO of Citi Ventures portfolio company Harness, about how Citi Ventures brings innovation into the bank and drives commercial partnerships across the enterprise community.

Citi Ventures “understands the pain of the market and the problems that startups are trying to solve,” Jyoti said. Furthefrmore, “[commercializing Harness at Citi] helped us…significantly improve our product.”

Watch highlights and the full replay below.



Arvind Purushotham


Citi Ventures


George Kichukov

Head of Inventory Orchestration and Engineering

Citi Enterprise Operations & Technology


Jyoti Bansal

Co-founder and CEO



Full replay



Citi Ventures is a venture investing group within Citi. We invest in category-defining startups that respond to the changing needs of Citi and its clients and have the potential to revolutionize financial services. We work closely with leading companies, Citi’s businesses and industry partners to catalyze responsible growth in the fintech and enterprise tech ecosystems. Founded in 2010, we have an active portfolio of over 100 startups across seven focus areas: Fintech, Future of Commerce, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Security & Enterprise IT, Customer Experience & Marketing, Proptech and DLT & Digital Assets. Our team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, London, Palo Alto, Singapore and Tel Aviv. As one of Citi’s three venture investing pillars, Citi Ventures partners with Citi Institutional Strategic Investing and the Citi Impact Fund to help the bank deliver on its mission to empower growth and economic progress for its clients and communities around the world.

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Citi Ventures’ next Enterprise Tech Summit is planned for Fall 2023 – details and registration to come. Stay tuned!

For summaries of past Enterprise Tech Summits, click here: 2021 / 2019

In addition to our Enterprise Tech Summit, Citi Ventures runs several in-person and virtual events throughout the year for founders, practitioners, and partners in enterprise tech and fintech—including our annual Fintech Summit, which launched in Fall 2022. Stay tuned for more information and opportunities to register for upcoming events!

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