Tag "fintech funding"

Fintech M&A Activity Reaches New Heights

Fintech exits through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have reached a new all-time high this year, outpacing all of 2020 by 23% to reach 664 deals in Q3 2021 year-to-date (YTD), new data from CB Insights show. These figures were shared

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Sustainable Investing and Crypto Among Top European Fintech Trends in 2022

The year is coming to an end and Finch Capital is sharing its fintech predictions for 2022. Among the hottest trends for the year to come, the venture capital (VC) firm cites cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance (DeFi), embedded insurance, and sustainable

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European Funding Trends: Soaring Wealthtech and Insurtech Funding

In Q2 2021, European fintech companies raised a record of US$7.2 billion in venture capital (VC) funding, a 30% quarter on quarter (QoQ) surge driven by insurtech and wealthtech companies, according to new data from CB Insights. Among all fintech

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Fintech IPO Listings Reach New Highs

Fintech public listings reached a new high in Q2 2021 with 19 venture capital-backed fintech companies announcing public exits that quarter. Companies like Coinbase, Alkami, Flywire, dLocal and Marqeta went the initial public offering (IPO) route while others, including Grab,

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Fintech Takes Lion’s Share in Q2 2021 Swiss VC Funding

Out of the CHF 1.4 billion raised by Swiss startups in Q2 2021, CHF 677 million, or nearly half of that sum, went towards fintech companies, according to a new report by Startup.ch, Switzerland’s largest startup directory and a leading

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Fintech DACH Trends: Funding Bounces Back in 2020

Despite an initial fall in transaction value and volume in the first half of 2020, fintech funding in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, or the DACH region, rebounded significantly in the second half of the year with EUR 2.2 billion raised

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Fintech Funding in Europe Reaches Highest Quarterly High Since Q2’18

In Q1’21, fintech funding in Europe reached its highest quarterly total since Q2’18, surpassing US$2.9 billion in just the first two months of the year, data from market intelligence startup CB Insights show.   High fintech investment levels, not only

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Swiss Fintech Funding Drops 38% in 2020

Swiss fintech companies raised a total of CHF 220.1 million in 2020, a 38% decrease compared the CHF 360.3 million raised in 2019, new data from local startup portal Startupticker.ch show. The decline in fintech fundraising, outlined in the newly

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The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startup in Each Country in Europe

In Europe, fintech is the largest investment category, receiving more than EUR 30 billions of venture capital (VC) investment since 2014, ahead of health (EUR 29B), enterprise software (EUR 27B) and transportation (EUR 12B), data from Dealroom show. An analysis

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Top 2020 Fintech Mega Funding Rounds (US$100M Deals)

2020 has set a record for fintech US$100 million+ mega-rounds, demonstrating strong investor appetite for large and mature fintech companies amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data from market intelligence startup CB Insights. Preliminary findings for the upcoming

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