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Insurtechs Led German Fintech VC in 2019

Insurtech startups in Germany raised a record of EUR 442 million in funding in 2019, up a staggering 216% from EUR 140 million the previous year. The figure made insurtech the most successful segment within Germany’s fintech sector, according to

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Swiss Fintech Startups Raised CHF 360M in 2019: Swiss Venture Capital Report 2020

In 2019, Swiss fintech startups raised CHF 360 million in funding through 39 rounds. Compared with the previous year, this represents a 91.8% increase in investment amount and a 50% increase in deal number, according to the Swiss Venture Capital

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Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

Fintech is gaining momentum in the US with US$12.9 billion raised so far this year, as of Q3’19, already surpassing 2018’s annual record of US$12.5 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q3’19. In Q3’19, the US saw ten

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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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What Are Germany’s Top Funded Fintech Startups Doing With Their Funds?

Fintech continues to thrive in Germany with the number of fintech companies and investment volume steadily growing. Berlin in particular has emerged as one of Europe’s leading fintech hubs, hosting 27% of the country’s fintech companies. Frankfurt and the wider

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10 Most Active VCs in the European Fintech Sector

2018 witnessed an explosion of high-profile venture capital (VC) deals in the European fintech space, surpassing the US by nearly EUR 100 million, according to PitchBook. Just a few weeks ago, UK banking startup OakNorth raised US$440 million from SoftBank’s

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Crypto Valley Zug Ranks Third in Startup Funding Report

The Swiss city of Zug, also referred to as Crypto Valley, was ranked the third city in the world in terms of startup funding volume in H1 2018, primarily driven by its growing crypto-community, according to a report by Speedinvest

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Switzerland’s Top Fintech Investors

The fintech sector continues to attract the attention of investors. In 2016, global venture investment in fintech grew by 11% to US$17.4 billion with a large portion of this amount going towards Chinese (US$7.7 billion) and American (US$6.2 billion) ventures.

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