Fintech Fever!

Years have passed since a couple of startups like Paypal and Bitcoin started disrupting the way financial services are provided. During the past decade the first Fintech startups had their ups and downs while struggling financial regulators and many people were predicting the worst scenario. The truth is that it is growing faster than ever.

According to an Accenture Study (The Future of Fintech and Banking), global investment in fintech ventures tripled from $4.05 billion in 2013 to $12.2 billion in 2014, and increased at more than three times the rate of overall venture capital investment.

Global FinTech Financing Activity
Global FinTech Financing Activity

The fastest growing regions are UK & Ireland but we can see that this a Global trend.

Five-year Growth in Fintech Investment ($M)
Five-year Growth in Fintech Investment ($M)

It’s technology going all in to the financial markets!!

Take a look at the Top 10 Fintech Innovators (2015)

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