How has investor appetite in financial technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.
As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in fintech has remained relatively stable in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of fintech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 13%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 996 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 49% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 92% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for fintech deals has stayed consistent in recent years.