Tag "Europe"

IFZ Insurtech Study: European Insurtech Industry Increased 20% This Year

Over the past year, Europe’s insurtech industry has seen the addition of more than 100 companies, bringing the total number of insurtech firms in the continent to 598, a new report by the Swiss Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ

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Europe’s Healthtech Industry Enters New Phase of Growth

Europe is home to a young and dynamic healthtech industry, which, despite the global venture capital (VC) investment contraction, has managed to continue to grow, innovate and secure funding. In the year to come, the sector is expected to see

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The State of the German Blockchain Ecosystem

Despite a global venture capital (VC) pullback, shrinking valuations and public market turmoil, Germany’s blockchain VC funding market remained stable this year, with companies in the space securing a total of US$218 million across 20 deals year-to-date (YTD), just US$37

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Climate Fintech Funding Soars, Totaling US$1.8B in H1 2022

CommerzVentures, the corporate venture capital (CVC) arm of Commerzbank in Germany, has released its latest report on climate fintech, sharing findings of an analysis of 528 climate fintech startups across Europe and the US with scalable business models to provide

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UK, Sweden Emerge as Best Fintech Ecosystems in Europe

In Europe, fintech activity is growing in virtually all countries, but performance and maturity levels are found to be the greatest in the UK and Sweden, the two countries that are now leading the region for the size of their

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European Fintech Growth Cools Down

After a decade of growth, the European fintech ecosystem is entering a period of cooling and consolidation reflected by a dropping number of new fintech companies being founded, decreasing funding activity and a decline in exit deals, a new report

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The 16 Hottest Fintech and Insurtech Startups in Europe

Europe is home to some of the world’s biggest and most valuable fintech companies, and one of the largest and most developed fintech ecosystems globally. Throughout the years, founders across the region have consistently managed to attract investors’ interest, successfully

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8 Climate Fintech Startups from Europe to Watch

Driven by a supportive policy context and the multitude of initiatives introduced by governments across the region, Europe is rising to leadership in the field of climate fintech, being home to four times as many climate fintech companies compared to

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Berlin and London Named Amongst Europe’s Top 5 Fintech Hubs

Deep Ecosystems, a Germany-based accelerator for ecosystem projects, have released its 7th edition of the Startup Heatmap Report, ranking Europe’s top 50 most popular startup hubs in the continent. The ranking is based on a survey that polled more than

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Europe’s Next 10 Fintech Unicorns

Sifted has released its ranking of this year’s top 100 fastest-growing business-to-business (B2B) soonicorns poised to join the ranks of Europe’s US$1 billion-plus startups. Among this year’s ranking, 37 are B2B fintech companies, making the category the second most represented

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