Tag "CB Insights"

18 Blockchain Trends to Watch out For

Blockchain has been one of the most talked about technologies and trends of the past years, promising to transform business processes by improving efficiency and saving cost. As the technology moves towards greater maturity, CB Insights’ recent report, titled What’s

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Meet 7 Newest Fintechs to Join the Unicorn Club in 2019

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, fintech funding topped US$8.3 billion, bringing the first half 0f 2019 global fintech funding to US$15.1 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q2’2019 report. The quarter saw a record of 25 mega-rounds

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Global Venture Capital-backed Fintech Funding Declines In Q3’16: KPMG And CB Insights

Investors continued to take a much more cautious approach to fintech investments this year. Venture capital (VC)-backed global fintech deal activity fell for the second consecutive quarter, marking its lowest level since Q2’14, according to the Pulse of Fintech, the

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BLOCKCHAIN – The Internet of Value

Let’s get serious about this hyped technology: the momentum is now The buzz surrounding Blockchain is comparable to that surrounding the internet in the early 1990s Do you remember the nineties? Everyone was talking about the internet and its potential,

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Global Investment in Fintech Companies Totaled US$19.1 Billion in 2015

In 2015, VC-backed fintech companies raised US$13.8 billion – an increase of more than 100% compared with last year – across 653 deals. VC-backed fintech companies took 73% of the overall fintech funding in 2015, which reached a record of

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