November 12, 2018

Month-End FinTech VC Funding Statistics – Lending, B2B FinTech & Cryptocurrency Top the Charts in October 2018


In October 2018, FinTech startups across the globe raised $2.71 billion worth of VC/PE investments across 134 deals. In terms of MoM trends, there was a large decline of 40% from the $4.49 billion raised by FinTechs in terms of VC funding in September 2018. In terms of the number of deals, there was a significant decline of 8.2% MoM compared to 146 deals in September. In region-specific terms, the Americas dominated global FinTech VC funding in October with 48.9% in contributions in terms of funding value ($1.33 billion) and 41.8% in terms of the number of deals (56). Asia placed second with 36.3% in contributions to global FinTech VC funding in October by value ($989.2 million) and 27.6% in terms of the number of deals (37). In terms of countries, the US led the charge in October with 47.1% in contributions in terms of funding value ($1.27 billion) across…

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