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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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Switzerland’s Fintech Industry in 2020: Review of this Year’s Key Developments

The Swiss fintech industry continued to mature and consolidate in 2020, a trend showcased by increased later-stage rounds and the first fintech exits, according to the IFZ Fintech Study 2020. Last year, Series B capital dominated the venture capital environment

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McKinsey: COVID-19 Pandemic Shakes Up European Fintech Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing global economic crisis have shaken up the fintech industry, forcing many to readjust their strategies and expand their revenue streams on the back of a contracted funding environment. After growing more than 25% a year

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Top 5 Global Fintech Investors: From Q2 2019 to Q2 2020 and Where They Invested

Sequoia Capital, 500 Startups, Ribbit Capital, Accel and Global Founders Capital (GFC) were the five most active fintech venture capital (VC) investors in deal count from Q2 2019 to Q2 2020, according to an analysis by CB Insights. Sequoia Capital

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CB Insights Report: Embedded Fintech Gaining Traction

Around the world, non-financial companies are increasingly integrating financial products into their service offerings. This emerging trend, referred to as embedded fintech, is becoming more and more apparent, according to a CB Insights report. In its State of Fintech Q2’20

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Covid Netherland Market-Report and Holland’s Top 20 Growth Fintech

In the Netherlands, the COVID-19 pandemic is spurring the need for more sophisticated and digitized financial products, according to a research conducted by industry trade group Holland Fintech, in collaboration with Fintech Aera. In a new report titled The State

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Swiss Fintech Funding Down Amid COVID-19

In the first half of 2020, fintech investment represented 10.4% of all funding going towards Swiss startups. As a comparison, fintech accounted for 15.7% of all invested capital in 2019, showcasing a notable shift in investment trends with investors preferring

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