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The Pulse of Fintech

This biannual series highlights key fintech deals, issues, and challenges globally.


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The Pulse of Fintech 2018

Welcome to The Pulse of Fintech

The series analyzes the latest trends in investment data on the fintech sector. In each report, we highlight the key trends and issues impacting the fintech market, both globally and in key regions around the world. 

>>Download the latest report: The Pulse of Fintech H2' 2018

Highlights from the latest report: The Pulse of Fintech H2' 2018

In the United States:
  • Total number of fintech deals reached a new high of 1,061 during 2018. Total fintech investment also reached a new record, more than doubling year-over-year, from $24 billion to $52.5 billion.

  • A strong number of $100 million+ megadeals drives venture capital (VC) investment growth. 

  • The focus of investors on late-stage deals and the growth in average fintech deal sizes in the U.S. mirrored trends seen in the broader VC market.

  • Over the next few quarters, there will likely continue to be a significant amount of funding available for fintechs, particularly those in B2B, regtech, or insurtech.

>>Download the full report: The Pulse of Fintech 2018

The Pulse Series

Venture Pulse and The Pulse of Fintech

The series of reports include comprehensive analyses on the lifecycle of venture capital investments as well as overall fintech activity across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In each report we share the latest valuations, financing, deal sizes, mergers & acquisitions, exits, corporate investment, and industry trends.

>> SUBSCRIBE TO THE PULSE SERIES to receive timely updates on new report releases and other important news related to venture capital and fintech investments.


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