Financial Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the financial technology (fintech) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Consumer Lending Is The Largest Financial Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 2,665 fintech startups into 16 categories. They have raised $142B from 3,996 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Financial Technology Logo Map

We see that Consumer Lending is the largest category with 358 companies. These companies offer new ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risks assessed. They include peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services. Some example companies are SoFi, CommonBond, Avant, and Lufax.

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Financial Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Financial Technology Sector Summary

Financial Technology Sector Map

Financial Technology Quarterly Highlights

Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Financial Technology Funding Over Time

Financial Technology Funding By Category

Financial Technology Investors Over Time

Financial Technology Exits Over Time

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Consumer Lending Category Leads Financial Technology Funding

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We’ve previously highlighted that financial technology funding is on pace to have a record year in 2018. When we take a closer look at the categories that make up fintech, we notice that the Consumer Lending category leads in both Q3 and overall funding.

We’ll highlight this conclusion with some graphics and discussions below.

The Consumer Lending Category Leads Financial Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter by each category within financial technology.

Financial Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the Consumer Lending category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $3.7B. Its funding is 2.5 times the funding of the next category, Business Lending at $1.5B.

Consumer Lending companies offer new ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have credit risks assessed. They include peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services. Some example companies are SoFi, CommonBond,...

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Financial Technology Startup Highlights  – Q2 2018

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Here is our Q2 2018 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Financial Technology Splash Slide

Financial Technology Sector Map

Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Financial Technology Total Category Funding

Financial Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Financial Technology Recent Funding Round Counts

Financial Technology Recent Exit Events

Financial Technology Company Count by Country

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