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Fintech M&A Deal Activity Accelerates in DACH Region

In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH region, fintech funding and acquisition activities have accelerated over the past few of years on the back of a maturing fintech market and increasing appetite from strategic players and

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2021 Was a Record Year for Fintech Funding, Unicorn Minting and M&A Exits

In 2021, fintech companies attracted a new record of US$132 billion, more than double the 2020 figure. The amount represents 21% of all venture funding for 2021, making the sector the undisputed champion, data from CB Insights’ State of Fintech

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Swiss Fintechs Raised US$530M in 2021, More Than Double 2020’s Total

In 2021, Swiss fintech funding activity regained some of its strengthen after underperforming for three years in a row. Data from Dealroom show that Swiss fintech companies raised a total of US$530 million, up 129% from 2020. The surge followed

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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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