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The pandemic and resulting economic toll has presented challenging headwinds for startups. In this post we look back on Q2 ending funding trends for fintech startups to determine the trajectory of innovation in this emerging technology sector.Read More
The below chart summarizes fintech year-to-date exit activity compared to last year. As you can see, there were 24 exits in Q1 2020, which is a 50% increase from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 34% of the 2019 full-year exit activity.Read More
The below chart summarizes fintech year-to-date funding compared to last year. As you can see, Q1 2020 funding closed at $5.7B, which is a 28% drop from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 15% of the 2019 full-year funding amount.Read More
As part of our research process, we track and analyze exit developments within the sector. The below chart shows fintech exit activity over time. As you can see, fintech exit activity achieved a historic high in 2017 and 2018, and then dipped in 2019 to 70 exits.Read More