2018 Bi-annual analysis of global investment trends in the fintech sector
Biannual analysis of global investment trends in the fintech sector
Given the significant interest in fintech globally, and its ongoing evolution in terms of market drivers, technologies and potential use-cases, KPMG brings you the pulse of fintech investment globally. In this publication, we highlight key fintech deals, issues and challenges seen around the world, in addition to key trends and insights related to fintech in key regions, including the Americas, the US, Asia and Europe.
Overall investment in fintech globally at mid-year surpasses 2017 results
In the first six months of 2018, global investment in fintech was exceptional, driven in part by two massive outlier deals – the $12.9 billion acquisition of WorldPay by Vantiv and the $14 billion venture capital (VC) funding round raised by Ant Financial. Funding to date has already exceeded the total amount of fintech funding seen in 2017 and is well on pace to exceed 2015’s peak high.
In addition to discussing these and other trends, we examine a number of questions that are driving interest in the fintech market today, including:
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