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Q3 Startup Market Trends and Insights
FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY
August 2017
Financial technology report outline
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This report provides an overview of the fintech sector and is broken down into three...
Sector Description
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Financial technology startups are creating new businesses in 16 categories
The full Venture Scanner market report
and da...
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Innovation quadrant for financial technology
This quadrant shows a relative segmentationof the categories with respect t...
Financial technology startups play in many different categories (1 of 2)
6Category stats as of July 2017
BankingInfrastruc...
Financial technology startups play in many different categories (2 of 2)
7Category stats as of July 2017
FinancialTransact...
Sector Trends & Insights
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Investing into the sector is occurring across a variety of categories
The Business Lending and Consumer Lending categori...
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VC funding into fintech has grown in recent years
Overall fintech VC fundinggrew ata CAGR of 49% from 2011-2016, and 20...
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Fintech funding amounts are dominated by early stage events
Financial Technology Funding Amount By Round
59% of 2016 fi...
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Fintech startups founded in 2011 lead in VC funding
Startups founded in 2011 account for 17% of the sectorfunding over ...
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Fintech startups are a global phenomenon
Financial Technology Startup Count by Country
Data through July 2017
11250
Com...
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A variety of top investors are making bets into fintech
Selected Investor Activity in Financial Technology
The above co...
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Exits within the financial technology space have grown in the past few years
Exit events within the fintech sector grew...
Quarterly Notable Events
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Recent financial technology funding statistics
There have been 165 fintech funding events from April 2017 through June ...
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Recent financial technology funding events
Notable Recent Financial Technology Funding Events
Company FundingType Amoun...
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Recent financial technology exit events
Notable Recent Financial Technology Exit Events
Company Acquirer Amount Date
$2...
About Venture Scanner
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Venture Scanner is the foundation of your startup research
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Our research and data keep you ahead of the innovation curve...
Want to learn more about our financial technology market report?
Click here or contact info@venturescanner.comto learn more
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Venture Scanner Fintech Report Q3 2017

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A report providing an overview of the Financial Technology (fintech) startup landscape. Includes a sector overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding/exit events. Contact info@venturescanner.com or visit www.venturescanner.com to learn more!

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Venture Scanner Fintech Report Q3 2017

  1. 1. Q3 Startup Market Trends and Insights FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY August 2017
  2. 2. Financial technology report outline 2 This report provides an overview of the fintech sector and is broken down into three sections SectorDescription High-level sector metrics, innovation quadrant, and category definitions Trends& Insights Infographics and data points for the financial technology sector QuarterlyActivity Major funding and exit events from the previous 90 days Venture Scanner reports are built by analysts utilizing our startup database and research platform
  3. 3. Sector Description 3
  4. 4. 4 Financial technology startups are creating new businesses in 16 categories The full Venture Scanner market report and database tracks 2,267 companies with $72B in funding FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY The graphic above shows only a sampling of companies in each category, data as of July 2017 Lending PersonalFinance Payments EquityFinancing InternationalTransfer RetailInvesting InstitutionalInvesting Security Infrastructure BusinessTools Crowdfunding Research& DataDigitalBanking
  5. 5. 5 Innovation quadrant for financial technology This quadrant shows a relative segmentationof the categories with respect to oneanother, data as of July 2017 AverageFunding ESTABLISHED HEAVYWEIGHTS PIONEERS DISRUPTORS AverageAge Consumer Lending Payment Backend Consumer Payments Business Lending POS Payments Banking Infrastructure Transaction Security International Transfer Equity Financing Crowdfunding BusinessTools Retail Investing Personal Finance Digital Banking Institutional Investing Financial Data
  6. 6. Financial technology startups play in many different categories (1 of 2) 6Category stats as of July 2017 BankingInfrastructure 148 Startups, $2.2B Total Funding Companies that improve the operations of financial institutions, including banking API services and big data analytics DigitalBanking 75 Startups, $2B Total Funding Companies that provide consumer and commercial banking services digitally, including internet-only banking institutions and virtual credit cards BusinessLending 216 Startups, $12B Total Funding Companies that offer new ways for businesses to obtain business loans and have their credit risk assessed, including micro-financing ConsumerPayments 202 Startups, $13B Total Funding Companies that are centered around payment issuers and consumers, including mobile wallets, credit card aggregators, and peer-to-peer payments Equity Financing 147 Startups, $802M Total Funding Companies that help businesses raise capital in exchange for equity, including crowdsourcing platforms and secondary markets ConsumerLending 299Startups, $22B Total Funding Companies that offer new ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risk assessed, including peer-to-peer lending platforms Crowdfunding 83 Startups, $554M Total Funding Companies that help users raise non-equity and non-debt financing, including platforms to raise funds for products, social causes, and creative projects FinancialResearchand Data 82 Startups, $906M Total Funding Companies that provide information services that enable investors to make better decisions, including data APIs and custom research sources
  7. 7. Financial technology startups play in many different categories (2 of 2) 7Category stats as of July 2017 FinancialTransactionSecurity 115 Startups, $2B Total Funding Companies that help secure transactions, authenticate users, and prevent fraud by using tools like algorithms and big data analysis InternationalMoney Transfer 73 Startups, $1.6B Total Funding Companies that allow for the sending of money abroad easily and cheaply, including digital remittances, mobile top-offs, and gift cards InstitutionalInvesting 179 Startups, $1.5B Total Funding Companies that help professional traders and wealth managers manage their portfolios and optimize their returns PersonalFinance 240 Startups, $3.5B Total Funding Companies that help consumers manage their finances, including tracking expenses, managing a budget, and optimizing reward points RetailInvesting 172 Startups, $2.4B Total Funding Companies that provide new ways for consumers to invest in securities, including robo-investors and social investing networks PaymentsBackendand Infrastructure 215 Startups, $14B Total Funding Companies that enable or optimize payment protocols, including online payment gateways and back-ends for web or mobile apps Point of Sale (POS)Payments 180 Startups, $8.8B Total Funding Companies that are centered around payment acquirers, including mobile POS terminals and streamlined POS methods like palm scanners and QR codes Small and MediumBusinessTools 227Startups, $8.5B Total Funding Companies that help businesses manage their financial operations, including tools for payroll, invoicing and accounting
  8. 8. Sector Trends & Insights 8
  9. 9. 9 Investing into the sector is occurring across a variety of categories The Business Lending and Consumer Lending categories account for 36% of venture funding and 19% of totalcompanies in the fintech sector Venture Investing in Financial Technology Companiesare categorized by function, and therefore can exist in multiple categories. Data through July 2017 - 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 0 5 10 15 20 25 CompanyCount TotalFunding($B) VC Funding Count
  10. 10. 10 VC funding into fintech has grown in recent years Overall fintech VC fundinggrew ata CAGR of 49% from 2011-2016, and 2017 is currently at 62% of 2016 funding Financial Technology Funding Over Time Data through July 2017 0 5 10 15 20 25 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 TotalFunding($B)
  11. 11. 11 Fintech funding amounts are dominated by early stage events Financial Technology Funding Amount By Round 59% of 2016 fintech VC funding went into SeriesB events Graphs shows only the funding rounds listed therein, data through July 2017 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 FundingAmount($B) Late Stage Series D Series C Series B Series A Seed
  12. 12. 12 Fintech startups founded in 2011 lead in VC funding Startups founded in 2011 account for 17% of the sectorfunding over the last decade, and include companies like SoFi, Lufax, and CommonBond Financial Technology Funding By Vintage Year Data through July 2017 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 TotalFunding($B) Year Founded
  13. 13. 13 Fintech startups are a global phenomenon Financial Technology Startup Count by Country Data through July 2017 11250 Companies
  14. 14. 14 A variety of top investors are making bets into fintech Selected Investor Activity in Financial Technology The above count represents a subset of overall investor activity, data through July 2017 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 NumberofInvestments Number of Investments Number of Companies Backed
  15. 15. 15 Exits within the financial technology space have grown in the past few years Exit events within the fintech sector grew by 350% from 2011 to 2016, and 2017 is currently at 78% of the 2016 total Financial Technology M&A and IPO Events By Year Data through July 2017 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 NumberofExits Public Acquired
  16. 16. Quarterly Notable Events 16
  17. 17. 17 Recent financial technology funding statistics There have been 165 fintech funding events from April 2017 through June 2017 Recent Financial Technology Funding Round Counts Graph shows only the funding types listed therein, data as of July 2017 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 Seed Series A Series B Series C Series D Series E Late Stage FundingEventCount
  18. 18. 18 Recent financial technology funding events Notable Recent Financial Technology Funding Events Company FundingType Amount Date Late Stage $1,400,000,000 May 18, 2017 Late Stage $580,000,000 May 12, 2017 Series E $550,000,000 May 8, 2017 Private Equity $300,000,000 June 8, 2017 Private Equity $263,000,000 May 29, 2017 Fintech startups raised $5.8 billion from April 2017 through June 2017 Data as of July 2017
  19. 19. 19 Recent financial technology exit events Notable Recent Financial Technology Exit Events Company Acquirer Amount Date $230,000,000 April 25, 2017 $145,000,000 June 29, 2017 $100,000,000 Jun 20, 2017 $78,500,000 Jun 13, 2017 Unknown April 4, 2017 There have been 18 fintech exits from April 2017 through June 2017, including 17 acquisitions and 1 IPO Data as of July 2017
  20. 20. About Venture Scanner 20
  21. 21. Venture Scanner is the foundation of your startup research 21 Our research and data keep you ahead of the innovation curve SaveTime and Money Get immediate access to years of startup research LeverageTechnology Realize the power of our landscaping technology StayCurrent See all updates and developments Many international Fortune 500 companies trust Venture Scanner to help them with their startup reporting needs
  22. 22. Want to learn more about our financial technology market report? Click here or contact info@venturescanner.comto learn more

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