August 27, 2018

Month-End FinTech VC Funding Statistics – Lending, InsurTech & WealthTech (Retail) Topped the Charts in July 2018


In July 2018, FinTech startups across the globe raised $3.226 billion worth of VC/PE investments across 171 deals. In terms of MoM trends, this was a huge decline of 82% from the whopping $17.9 billion raised by FinTechs in terms of VC/PE funding in June 2018. However, the funding raised in June was heavily spiked due to the $14 billion VC/PE funding raised by Ant Financial. If we exclude this huge deal, then the funding in July would see a decline of 18.7% in terms of MoM value from June 2018. In terms of the number of deals, there was a 16% growth (MoM) from the 147 VC funding deals in June 2018. In region-specific terms, the Americas dominated global FinTech VC funding in July with 49% in contributions in terms of funding value ($1.56 billion) and 43% in terms of the number of deals (74). Asia placed second with…

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