The fintech industry has seen $125B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors making bets into fintech and identify the most active firms.
The graphic below shows fintech investors based on their number of investments into the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company, that would qualify as two investments for this graphic.
As the graphic demonstrates, 500 Startups has made the most bets in the fintech sector with 147 investments. Y Combinator follows in second place with 116 investments. Examples of companies 500 Startups invested in include Credit Karma, Finova Financial, First Circle, and Albert. It's interesting to note that Silicon Valley Bank is on this list, as sometimes it operates as a corporate investor in this space. Let's see which investors make their way onto this list over the next year!
Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.
The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology (Fintech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through July 2017.
The above map shows the number of Fintech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1125 companies.
The above map shows the amount of total Fintech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $35B.
We are currently tracking 2,305 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $75B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology startup market report.
The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Financial Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector, coming in at over $16B in funding and about 260 startups. The Payments Backend category follows with around $10.5B in funding, and Personal Finance has 195 companies.
We are currently tracking 1,952 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $54 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.