Venture Investing in Financial Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Venture Investing by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Fintech category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category leads both metrics, with around $22B in funding and about 300 startups.

Financial Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Fintech category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with around $104M in average funding per company, followed by the Consumer Payments category with around $100M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 2323 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $77.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Age by Category in Financial Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Financial Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at around 10 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category is the runner-up with an average age of around 9 years. Both the Payments Backend and Banking Infrastructure categories have the highest median age at around 8.5 years. On the other hand, Retail Investing is the youngest Financial Technology category with an average age of around 6 years and a median age of around 5.5 years.

We are currently tracking 2307 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $75.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Where in the world are Financial Technology startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology (Fintech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Fintech Company Count by Country Q3 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.

Fintech VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

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. 

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Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 307 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 286 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 2296 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $73.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through July 2017.

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2286 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $73.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market...

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Financial Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Financial Technology (fintech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Fintech Funding by Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Fintech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at around $19B.

Fintech Funding by Vintage Year Q3 2017 

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Fintech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding just under $9B.

We are currently tracking 2,283 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $73 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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Here is our Q3 2017 summary report on the Financial Technology (fintech) startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Fintech Q3 2017 Report

Fintech Q3 2017 Report Outline

Fintech Q3 2017 Sector Description

Fintech Q3 2017 Logo Map

Fintech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Fintech Q3 2017 Categories 1

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Fintech Q3 2017 Sector Trends

Fintech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

Fintech Q3 2017 Funding Over Time

Fintech Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Fintech Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Fintech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Fintech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

Fintech Q3 2017 Exits by Year

Fintech Q3 2017 Quarterly Update

Fintech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Fintech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

Fintech Q3 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 2,277 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $73 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Financial Technology (Fintech) startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through July 2017.

Fintech Logo Map Q3 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Fintech Innovation Quadrant Q3 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Fintech categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Financial Technology (Fintech) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Fintech Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Fintech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, YC, 500 Startups, and Index Ventures. 

We are currently tracking 2,276 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $72 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 30 acquisitions and 9 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 55 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2015 follows behind with 40 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2271 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71.9 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Financial Technology through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Fintech Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Fintech category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category leads both metrics, with around $18B in funding and about 300 startups.

Fintech Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Fintech category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with just over $95M in average funding per company, followed by the Payments Backend and Business Lending categories.

We are currently tracking 2,261 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Average/Median Age by FinTech Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at around 10 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category is the runner-up with an average age of around 9 years. Both the Payments Backend and Banking Infrastructure categories have the highest median age at around 8 years. 

We are currently tracking 2252 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Where in the world are Financial Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology (Fintech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Fintech Company County by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Fintech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1100 companies.

Fintech VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

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 $34B.

We are currently tracking 2,237 Finech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

The above graph summarizes the number of Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 301 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 277 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 2230 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $69.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Financial Technology (fintech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Fintech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just over $18B. 

Fintech Vintage Year Funding Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Fintech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $8.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,215 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $68 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology report. 

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Financial Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2207 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $67.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market...

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Financial Technology Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, YC, 500 Startups, and Index Ventures.

We are currently tracking 2,192 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $66 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 30 acquisitions and 9 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 55 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2015 follows behind with 40 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2177 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Financial Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Fintech Q2 2017 Startup Market Report

Fintech Q2 2017 Report Agenda

Fintech Q2 2017 Sector Description

Fintech Q2 2017 Logo Map

Fintech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Fintech Q2 2017 Categories 1

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Fintech Q2 2017 Trends

Fintech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Fintech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Fintech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Fintech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Fintech Q2 2017 Quarterly Events

Fintech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Fintech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Events

Fintech Q2 2017 Recent Exit Events

Fintech Q2 2017 Venture Scanner Value

Fintech Q2 2017 Venture Scanner Value Prop

Fintech Q2 2017 Venture Scanner Contact Info

We are currently tracking 2,174 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Financial Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through April 2017.

Fintech Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Fintech Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Financial Technology categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

The definitions of the Financial...

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Venture Investing in Financial Technology – Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Fintech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Fintech category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category takes the lead in both metrics, with around $19B in funding and about 290 startups. 

Fintech Average Funding by Category Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Fintech category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with around $95M in average funding per company, followed by the Payments Backend and Business Lending categories.

We are currently tracking 2,171 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Average and Median Age by FinTech Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at around 10 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category is the runner-up with an average age of around 9 years. Both the Payments Backend and Banking Infrastructure categories have the highest median age at around 8 years. 

We are currently tracking 2152 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $63.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Where in the world are Financial Technology startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of Financial Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1,040 companies.

Financial Technology VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Financial Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,140 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $64B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database. 

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Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

FinTech Founding Distribution

The above graph summarizes the number of Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 287 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 264 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 2126 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $63.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology report and database.

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Financial Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Financial Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through early January 2017.

Financial Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Fintech startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just under $18B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place at around $16B in funding.

Financial Technology Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Fintech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $7.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,112 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $62 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology report and database.

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Financial Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2102 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $61.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape...

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Accel Partners takes the lead in total number of investments into the space at around 70. Y Combinator has backed the highest number of companies, at just over 60.

We are currently tracking 2,082 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $61 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Startup Exit Activity - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 34 exits. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 exits.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 58 exits. 2015 follows behind with 45 exits.

We are currently tracking 2063 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $59.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Financial Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Financial Technology (fintech) startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

We are currently tracking 2,056 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Financial Technology (fintech) startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through January 2017.

Financial Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the Financial Technology sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Venture Scanner Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Financial Technology categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Venture Investing In Financial Technology - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through January 2017. 

Financial Technology Venture Investing by Category

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 with around $17.5B in total funding and about 275 companies in total company count. The Payments Backend, Business Lending, and Consumer Payments categories also feature a large amount of investing and number of startups.

Financial Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Financial Technology category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with around $95M in average funding per company. The Consumer Payments and Payments Backend categories round out the top three.

We are currently tracking 2,049 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about...

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category - Q4 2016

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016. 

Average and Median Age by FinTech Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at around 9 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category has the highest median age at around 10 years. 

We are currently tracking 2045 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $57.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Funding Trends - Q4 2016

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Total Financial Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Financial Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year so far with over $15.6B in funding. 2016 comes in at second place with around $15.2B raised to date.

Financial Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $7.3B, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $6.1B.

We are currently tracking 2015 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $56.1B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Financial Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology innovations are occurring.

Fintech Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Fintech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1,000 companies.

Fintech Startup Funding by Country

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 $31B.

We are currently tracking 2,001 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $55B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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FinTech Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different FinTech categories and how they compare with one another.
 

   •  Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.

   •  Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.

   •  Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.

   •  Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Financial Technology Funding by Type - Q4

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Financial Technology space. 

FinTech Funding by Type by Year - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

FinTech Funding by Type by Year - Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 1990 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $54.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Financial Technology - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Financial Technology

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.

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Financial Technology Market Overview - Q4 2016

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Financial Technology Market Overview Map

The above sector map organizes the Financial Technology sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Banking Infrastructure: Solutions that improve the operations of financial institutions. Examples include API integration with banks, white-label mobile solutions, and big-data analytics.

Business Lending: New ways for companies to raise debt financing and have their credit risk assessed. Examples Include peer-to-peer lending platforms, asset-based lines of credit, micro-financing, and big data risk analytics.

Consumer and Commercial Banking: New ways for consumers and SMBs to interface with banking services. Examples include Internet-only banking services and virtual credit cards.

Consumer Lending: New ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risk assessed. Examples includes peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services.

Consumer Payments: Payment companies centered around...

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Financial Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q4 2016

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A report providing an overview of the financial technology startup landscape, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events. Click here to see this entire deck on SlideShare.

FinTech Startup Landscape Trends and Insights

FinTech Report Outline

FinTech Sector Description

FinTech Logo Map

FinTech Category Descriptions 1

FinTech Category Descriptions 2

FinTech Trends and Insights

FinTech Venture Investing Graph

FinTech Funding Over Time

FinTech Funding by Type Over Time

FinTech Funding by Vintage Year

FinTech Company Geo Map

FinTech Investor Activity

FinTech M&A and IPO Events Over Time

FinTech Quarterly Update

FinTech Recent Funding Events

FinTech Recent Exit Events

About Venture Scanner

Venture Scanner Process Overview

FinTech Slideshare End

We are currently tracking 1927 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $53.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Acquisition Activity Q3 2016

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Financial Technology Acquisition Activity

The above graph compares the total acquisition amount in Financial Technology categories to the number of acquisitions in that category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with $7.5B in total acquisition amount and 13 acquisitions. Consumer Payments is the runner-up with $5.5B in total acquisition amount and 11 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1918 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $53.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Market Overview - Q3 2016

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The above sector map organizes the Financial Technology sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Banking Infrastructure: Solutions that improve the operations of financial institutions. Examples include API integration with banks, white-label mobile solutions, and big-data analytics.

Business Lending: New ways for companies to raise debt financing and have their credit risk assessed. Examples Include peer-to-peer lending platforms, asset-based lines of credit, micro-financing, and big data risk analytics.

Consumer and Commercial Banking: New ways for consumers and SMBs to interface with banking services. Examples include Internet-only banking services and virtual credit cards.

Consumer Lending: New ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risk assessed. Examples includes peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services.

Consumer Payments: Payment companies centered around...

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Financial Technology Funding by Vintage Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. FinTech companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $6.7B, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $5.3B.

We are currently tracking 1885 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $52.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Financial Technology Funding by Type Over Time - Q3

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The above graph shows the amount of FinTech funding by type over time. It highlights that FinTech has moved from early stage financings to expansion stage, with a majority of financings during 2015 and 2016 registering as Series B or higher.

We are currently tracking 1885 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $52.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Venture Investing In Financial Technology Q3 2016

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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 is leading the sector in both stats with $13.6B in funding and 233 companies. It is followed by Payments Backend with $9.2B in funding and by Personal Finance with 170 companies.

We are currently tracking 1855 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $51 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 8 IPOs; the Personal Finance category is leading the sector with 27 acquisitions.

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2010 leads the sector in IPOs (5 companies), while 2015 leads the sector in acquisitions (35 companies).

We are currently tracking 1853 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $50.9 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Financial Technology Headcount Distribution - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the percentage of Financial Technology companies with a certain employee headcount range. Companies with 1–50 employees make up over 70% of the market, with the ranges of 51-100 and 201-250 making up about 10% each. 

We are currently tracking 1,790 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $50 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Average Funding by Financial Technology Category Q3 2016

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The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Financial Technology category. The Consumer Payments category leads the sector with over $90M in funding per company on average, followed by the Consumer Lending category with over $85M in funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1,765 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $49.5B in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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Financial Technology Market Overview

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The below sector map organizes the Financial Technology sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category. To see the full FinTech landscape report with all 1714 companies please contact us at [email protected].

Consumer Lending: New ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risk assessed. Examples includes peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services.

Business Lending: New ways for companies to raise debt financing and have their credit risk assessed. Examples Include peer-to-peer lending platforms, asset-based lines of credit, micro-financing, and big data risk analytics.

Personal Finance: New ways for consumers to manage their personal finances. Examples include tools for tracking expenses, managing a budget, addressing wrongful credit card charges, and optimizing credit card rewards.

Consumer Payments: Payment companies centered around issuers and consumers. Examples...

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors

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The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Financial Technology companies funded by selected investors. Accel currently has the most activity in the space, with 96 investments into Financial Technology and backing 71 unique FinTech companies. Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital are the runners-up with 49 investments each, and 20 companies and 19 companies backed, respectively.

We are currently tracking 1692 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47.2 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full FinTech landscape report and dataset.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category

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The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category leads the sector in IPOs (7 companies), whereas the Personal Finance category leads the sector in acquisitions (25 companies).

We are currently tracking 1692 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47.2 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full FinTech landscape report and dataset.

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category

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The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Banking Infrastructure category ranks as the most mature FinTech category with an average age of 8.6 years and a median age of 7.5 years. The Payments Backend category ranks as the second most mature category with an average age of 8.2 years and a median age of 6.5 years.

We are currently tracking 1679 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47.1 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full FinTech landscape report and data.

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Total Financial Technology Funding by Year

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The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by FinTech companies each year. 2015 was the best year in FinTech funding with a total of $13.5B raised, followed by 2016 with $10.3B of funding raised.

We are currently tracking 1666 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $45.7 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology landscape report and data.

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FinTech Q1 Update in 15 Visuals

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We at Venture Scanner are tracking 1,639 FinTech companies across 16 categories, with a combined funding amount of $45 Billion. The 15 visuals below summarize the current state of Financial Technology.

1. Financial Technology Market Overview

We organize Financial Technology into the 16 categories listed below:

Consumer Lending: New ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risk assessed. Examples includes peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services.

Business Lending: New ways for companies to raise debt financing and have their credit risk assessed. Examples Include peer-to-peer lending platforms, asset-based lines of credit, micro-financing, and big data risk analytics.

Personal Finance: New ways for consumers to manage their personal finances. Examples include tools for tracking expenses, managing a budget, addressing wrongful credit card charges, and optimizing credit card rewards.

Consumer Payments: ...

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