Financial technology fund has invested in 44 startups. : Atul Kamra, managing partner of SixThirty, the St. Louis-based venture fund focused on investing in fintech startups. Whenever David Nicklaus posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. SixThirty, a St. Louis fund that invests in and mentors financial-technology startups, has added Allianz Life Ventures as a strategic partner. Allianz Life Ventures, which is part of Germany-based life insurance company Allianz, will mentor SixThirty portfolio companies and help them with strategic planning. Brian Muench, an Allianz Life vice president, will join SixThirty's investment committee.