HSBC Innovation, Ventures and Digital Partnership

About us

HSBC’s Innovation, Ventures and Digital Partnerships team is a dedicated group of technologists, scientists and venture capitalists focused on emerging trends that will help HSBC deliver world class digital-first banking across our global network.

Our mission is to drive innovation across HSBC; unlocking opportunities to enhance our services, improve customer experience, and embrace disruptive technologies.

Our approach is rooted in experimentation, prototyping, and iteration. Partnering with internal business teams, we rapidly test and refine ideas, implementing only the most impactful and viable solutions.

We partner with leading businesses, fintechs, academic institutions and government agencies to ensure we’re at the forefront of digital innovation and can accelerate time to market.

For all enquiries please use the information below and we will contact you as soon as possible.
8 Canada Square
E14 5HQ
United Kingdom

Our areas of expertise

By combining the scale and stability of HSBC with the mindset of a tech start-up, we can nurture new ideas, drive innovation and transform the future of banking.

Security, crime prevention and identity

Protecting the bank and its customers, now and for the future

  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital identity
  • RegTech
  • Zero Trust Architecture

Exploring cutting-edge technologies with the potential to reshape banking

Using research and engineering capabilities to provide enhanced services in a secure manner in these areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital assets
  • Quantum technologies

Impact and sustainability

Investing for a sustainable future

  • Environmental, social & corporate governance (ESG)
  • Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)
  • Education

Our latest investments

Dowsure logo


Dowsure provides speedy, efficient and secure financing for cross-border e-commerce vendors.

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A leading online healthcare solution provider in China with an extensive network of pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies, hospitals and insurers.

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Nova Credit

Nova Credit is a consumer-permissioned credit bureau that helps businesses make fairer and more informed decisions on credit applicants.

Fano Labs

Fano Labs is a performance language AI company that specializes in speech and NLP technologies. Fano’s AI solutions are able to work in multilingual and mixed-language environments, helping enterprises enhance customer services, compliance, and other lines of business.

Our latest news

Hong Kong recruits firms from HSBC to Visa to test digital currency

HSBC is among 16 firms that signed up to a pilot program for the e-HKD. The trial will explore e-HKD’s potential use in six areas, including offline payments.

HSBC tests protecting FX trading from quantum computer attacks

HSBC has become the first bank to pioneer quantum protection for AI-powered foreign exchange trading.

Bank chiefs relish prospect of AI boost to productivity

Lenders expect big gains in efficiency as they expand use of the technology.

HSBC tests quantum tech in London to guard against future hacks

HSBC will become the first British bank to test an advanced data security system being run by UK telecom giant BT, AWS cloud and Toshiba.