Partnering with Entrepreneurs to Reinvent Global B2B Commerce

Offering investments of $500,000+ for innovative fintech startups

About CSI Kick Start

We can rapidly accelerate your growth

CSI Kick Start provides funding and an offsite incubator environment from which promising FinTech startups can find the resources and tools needed to thrive.

Entrepreneurs partnering with CSI Kick Start can expect not only funding but also expertise, guidance and mentorship of a partner to help them grow a successful and sustainable business.

Mission Statement

CSI Kick Start is harnessing the power of entrepreneurs to reinvent global B2B commerce.  We strategically invest in entrepreneurs who have a vision for solving future unmet business, technology, and payments needs in our evolving global financial system.

We believe that collaboration between forward-thinking entrepreneurs and a proven global business will facilitate innovation and success.  We seek start up companies who want to leverage their vision with CSI’s existing capabilities.

What do we provide?

Experienced entrepreneurs

and advisors

Access to our huge B2B client base

Expert guidance and mentorship

World-class production company

Dedicated marketing and design team

Consolidated accounting and finance team

What We’re Seeking

Business and revenue models which innovate global commerce, with a focus (or product/service application) in any or all of the following areas:

  • Invoice automation and reconciliation

  • End-to-end procure to payment solutions

  • Electronic accounts payable

  • Electronic accounts receivable

  • Cross-border payments

  • The convergence of financial technology and banking

  • Small-to-midsize business financing 

New ventures that seek to be fledging businesses

Tireless entrepreneurs with a diverse set of business and technology skills

A solution to a pain point in financial services or commerce

Do you qualify for investment?

Seed Stage

Are you pre series A financing and do the founders own the vast majority of the company?

B2B

Is there a strong business product or service aspect?

Fintech

Do you possess financial technology that will innovate banking or global commerce?

International

Do you serve a global customer base or solve a problem facing a sizable corporate audience?

Payments

Are you facilitating commerce or innovating the way we know it today?

Passion & Drive

Do you have a voice that must be heard and the will to learn and win?

Portfolio

ConnexPay

ConnexPay

ConnexPay lowers the cost of accepting cards, eliminates large merchant reserves, simplifies reconciliation, and provides unlimited credit.

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Yoke Payments

Enjoy freedom with smarter point of sale. Our innovative smartphone app & unattended retail terminals are changing how you sell to your customers.

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Front Runner Films

We love to tell stories. We love to tell humorous and heartfelt stories that help bring your company, your product, and your passion to light.

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dnm

Improving quality of life at the workplace by making delicious food readily available. Our micro market platform easily transforms a break room of any size into a healthy store.

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Investment Team

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Keith Stone

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David Disque

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Jason Kolbenheyer

CSI kick start advisory board jacob

Jacob Eisen
Co-Director

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Caroline Perry
Co-Director

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