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 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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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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