Intrepid Ventures is a corporate development and strategy boutique.
Focus areas are payment networks and processing, related technology and service providers, and financial services, including card and alternative payment networks, credit, debit, and prepay card-issuing businesses, and merchant acquiring and processing. Intrepid has world-class domain expertise and a deep global network.
- Competitive, market, product viability, and valuation analyses and opinions, and education sessions and talks
- Strategic counsel
- Market opportunity, entry (via acquisition, partnership and Greenfield), launch and expansion consulting
- Processing assessments
- Outsourced corporate development, extending and often acting as a virtual member of the management team
Clients include a broad range of payments, financial services, technology and processing firms, hedge funds, private-equity firms, venture capitalists, investment banks, law firms, and consultancies. Clients have ranged from expansion-stage private companies to Fortune 10 global financial institutions, from boutique specialty investors to some of the largest institutional investors in the world.
Intrepid has been most active in North America and across Europe, with select engagements in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Services are flexibly structured to suit a client’s needs and may be a blend of retainer and success fees, per diem, hourly, or project fees, as appropriate.