Pulse of Fintech H1 2021
Global fintech investment continued its remarkable rebound in H1’21, rising to $98 billion and with fintech deal volume reaching a new record of 2,456 in the first half of the year.
Pulse of Fintech H2 2020
After the global pandemic brought many deals to a halt in H1’20, H2’20 reversed the trend as investors and fintechs learned to do business in a new normal.
Pulse of Fintech H1 2020
Given COVID-19, global fintech investments (VC, PE and M&A) muted to US$25.6 billion in the first half of 2020, yet VC remained strong and accounts for US$20 billion of the total.
Pulse of Fintech H2 2019
After a massive year in 2018, total global fintech investment remained high in 2019 with over $133.5 billion invested globally.
Pulse of Fintech H1 2019
After a record-setting 2018, the first half of 2019 got off to a quiet start for fintech investment globally – mirroring a trend seen in the broader venture capital market.
Pulse of Fintech H2 2018
Following a few blockbuster deals in H1'18, H2'18 was also filled with high profile deals.
Pulse of Fintech H1 2018
In the first six months of 2018, global investment in fintech was exceptional, driven in part by two massive outlier deals.
Pulse of Fintech Q4 2017
Despite a third straight quarter of decline in total global fintech deal volume, total investment rose slightly in Q4’17.
Pulse of Fintech Q3 2017
Total global fintech funding was a strong US$8.2 billion in Q3’17, after more than doubling to US$9.3 billion in Q2.
Pulse of Fintech Q2 2017
The fintech market globally made a strong rebound in Q2’17, with total investment more than doubling on a quarter over quarter basis to more than $8.4 billion.
Pulse of Fintech Q1 2017
Global fintech investment got off to a soft start in Q1’17, with the total invested globally at $3.2 billion, down from $4.15 billion in Q4’16 according to the Q1’17.
Pulse of Fintech Q4 2016
After 2015’s record-setting $46.7 billion in global funding to fintech companies, 2016 brought reality back to the market with an almost 50 percent slide in fintech investment.
Pulse of Fintech Q3 2016
Despite quarterly decreases, both in terms of the number of deals and the total value of VC investment in fintech, the year-to-date Q3’16 view shows a positive trend.
Pulse of Fintech Q2 2016
The Q2’16 report shows that amid a tougher climate for marketplace lenders and a drop in mega-round activity, investment to VC-backed fintech startups fell 49 percent.
Global Head of Financial Services Innovation and Fintech