State of Fintech
Investments are up, crypto and blockchain are on the rise, and corporate venture capitalists (VCs) want in on the growth. Three key trends from the report:
Record-setting VC activity
Venture capital investment in fintech companies reached a new high in 2021, surpassing the previous record set in 2018.
Rise of Fintech 3.0
Cryptocurrency and blockchain represent the fastest-growing fintech sector at both early and late stage as investors bet that new technologies will usher in a future decentralized financial system.
Fintech excites Corporate VCs
The number of CVC fintech deals is on track to increase 64% over 2020 with an aggregate deal size projected to increase 158%.