Q1 2019 Global FinTech Funding Roundup

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In Q1 2019, FinTechs around the world raised $9.15 billion in investments from 445 deals with 5.78% YoY growth in total funding raised compared to Q1 2018. From 429 deals, FinTech startups were able to raise $8.65 billion in funding in Q1 2018. In terms of the number of deals, there was a 4.66% YoY growth in Q1 2019 compared to Q1 2018. It’s interesting to note that the funding for FinTechs in Q1 2019 was spread out across the whole gamut of segments instead of being limited to just a few of the more popular ones. The Americas dominated the funding chart with $5.06 billion in funding raised from 219 deals, which is 55.30% of the global FinTech funding in Q1 2019. Europe came second with $2.39 billion in funding from 106 deals. In Asia, FinTech startups managed to raise $1.52 billion from 99 deals. InsurTech startups led the…

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