Travis Skelly joined the Citi Ventures in 2016. Travis embraces Citi Ventures “best of both worlds” corporate venture model of combining value-added strategic investing with venture capital best practices by investing in high potential startups and driving engagement with Citi executives and clients. Travis invests in Fintech, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, eCommerce, Enterprise IT, and Customer Experience and Marketing. Travis’ portfolio includes Clarity Money (acquired by Goldman), HighRadius, PPRO, ScaleFactor, Freebird, SecondMeasure, SmartAsset, and others not yet announced.
Before joining Citi Ventures, Travis was an investor at FinTech Collective, a fintech-focused venture fund where he made over 20 early stage investments. He started his career as a Financial Services consultant at Accenture, before moving to a strategy role at HSBC. After earning his MBA, he joined Nomura’s Leverage Finance Group.