Our blog contains short snippets from our full research coverage. We release new content regularly, so check back often for the latest insights.
To give you a view into our research, here is an excerpt from our Fintech Quarterly Review. Our Quarterly Reviews summarize startup activity in technology sectors, provide key analyst takeaways, and profile notable startups.Read More
In this post we examine the different components of the financial technology (fintech) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and how they compare with one another.Read More
The financial technology (fintech) industry has seen $161B in all-time funding through Q3 2019. Let's examine the graphic below and analyze which of the 16 fintech categories are leading the sector in total funding amounts.Read More
How do the different financial technology (fintech) categories compare in terms of exit activity? Let’s find out in the graph below, which shows the number of all-time fintech acquisitions and IPOs by category through Q3 2019.Read More
Our Innovation Quadrants act as a framework to guide you in the startup scouting process. The Innovation Quadrant organizes categories into four states of innovation by plotting the sector categories on two axes. One axis uses average age to show maturity. The other uses average funding to give a sense of traction. Knowing which quadrant each category sits will help in developing your scouting strategy.Read More
Our sector maps are snapshots of our emerging technology reports. We show the categories that make up a sector and how many startups are within each category. We also present a random sampling of the startups that are innovating in each category.Read More
How is the funding environment shaping up for financial technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows fintech total funding by year, stacked by quarters.
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.
How has the exit activity for financial technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores fintech exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of fintech exits by year, stacked by quarters.