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FinTech Deals Round-up: D-A-CH and Global
Opportunities for the Rafikis
Samarth Shekhar
Co-Founder, FinTech Forum DACH
9...
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FinTech Investment Trends
• In the last 5 years…
– FinTech investment tripled (~$930 mn in 2008 to ~$2.97 bn. in 2013)1
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Updates: FinTech Forum DACH
• Jul. 2013: Launched FinTech Forum DACH: first hub for FinTech startups,
investors, banks e...
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Selected DACH FinTech Deals: 2011+
Credit card processing (Square rival). Rocket Internet , plus over €10 mn
from New En...
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Kreditech pumpt sich weitere 15 Millionen Dollar
LaterPay sammelt 3 Millionen ein
SevenVentures schließt Media-Deal mit ...
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FinTech “LEGO”: global updates
• FinTech / digital banking market
share expected to be 35% by 2020
• Square valued at $5...
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Learnings / take-aways for…
• Startups: (disproportionate) opportunity, but window of 1-3 y
– After US & the UK Germany/...
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FinTech deal highlights (Germany / DACH and global), learnings and take-aways for FinTech startups, investors, banks etc. presented at 2nd FinTech Forum DACH event on 9th May in Frankfurt.

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  1. 1. 1 FinTech Deals Round-up: D-A-CH and Global Opportunities for the Rafikis Samarth Shekhar Co-Founder, FinTech Forum DACH 9th May, 2014 | Frankfurt am Main FinTech Forum DACH a BankITX and TechFluence initiative
  2. 2. 2 FinTech Investment Trends • In the last 5 years… – FinTech investment tripled (~$930 mn in 2008 to ~$2.97 bn. in 2013)1 • In the last 3 years… – Investments into FinTech grew 4x faster than VC investment overall1 • In the last year (2013)… – New FinTech-focused funds worth > $1bn were launched2 • In the last quarter (Q1-2014)… – VC investment in European FinTech companies reaches post-dotcom high (€ 166 mn in Q1-2014 vs. €263 mn in Q2 2000)3 1 TechCrunch: Global Fintech Investment Boom Is Benefitting London Most … 2 FinTech Forum: 1 Billion USD for new FinTech-focused funds in 2013 3 Financial News: VC investment in European fintech companies reaches post-dotcom high 4 Unquote: Fintech: throwing down the gauntlet to financial services However, 2013 deal volume in DACH: ~2% of global vs. US (~60%), UK (~30%) 4
  3. 3. 3 Updates: FinTech Forum DACH • Jul. 2013: Launched FinTech Forum DACH: first hub for FinTech startups, investors, banks etc. in German-speaking Europe • Aug.-Oct. 2013: Identified 100+ FinTech startups in DACH & 50+ investors • Nov. 2013: First FinTech startup pitch event in the region • Jan. 2014: First weekly newsletter covering DACH FinTech startup scene • Feb. 2014: First(-ever) Study of 100 DACH FinTech Startups • Mar. 2014: Partner and judge at the Innotribe Startup Challenge 2014 • May 2014: DACH FinTech Startup Ecosystem: joint study with Bankstil) In the last 4 months in D-A-CH: Pitch Days for 2 new incubators, 1 new FinTech mega-event, 1st VC Magazin FinTech Roundtable…
  4. 4. 4 Selected DACH FinTech Deals: 2011+ Credit card processing (Square rival). Rocket Internet , plus over €10 mn from New Enterprise Associates, ru.net, Holtzbrinck Ventures in 2012 SaaS Banking Software for Microfinance: $2 mn from Point Nine Capital, Runa Capital and Kizoo in 2013 Online payment startup (Stripe rival). > €14 mn from Holtzbrinck Ventures, Sunstone Capital and Blumberg Capital in 2013. P2P lending platform. $12 mn from Index Ventures, Union Square Ventures in 2013. * Disclosed deal amounts between 2011+ only. Sources: http://venturebeat.com/ , http://venturevillage.eu/, http://www.gruenderszene.de/, http://techcrunch.com/ Big data credit scoring/micro-lending. Multi-mn. € from Blumberg Capital, Point Nine Capital, Heiko Hubertz (Bigpoint), Samwer Brothers in 2013. Licensed Web 2.0 Bank. JZ International, Corporate Finance Partners, Anthemis Group, Life.SREDA, founders etc. Online credit marketplace. > € 4 mn from Privatbank Banca Sella , Earlybird, Neuhaus Partners in 2011
  5. 5. 5 Kreditech pumpt sich weitere 15 Millionen Dollar LaterPay sammelt 3 Millionen ein SevenVentures schließt Media-Deal mit Online-Banking-App Numbrs Zencap-Das neue Rocket-Startup – Lendico für den Mittelstand Crowdsource Insurance Startup Friendsurance Raises New Cash (“multi-mn.”) Klarna Acquires Germany’s Sofort For $150M To Build A Formidable European Payment Network E-Loan Specialist Wonga Buys BillPay, The PayPal Of Germany… Minkabu aus Japan übernimmt sharewise Selected DACH FinTech Deals: 2011+ * Disclosed deal amounts between 2011+ only. Sources: http://venturebeat.com/ , http://venturevillage.eu/, http://www.gruenderszene.de/, http://techcrunch.com/ 2014+
  6. 6. 6 FinTech “LEGO”: global updates • FinTech / digital banking market share expected to be 35% by 2020 • Square valued at $5B • LendingClub (P2P lending) raised $180M, eventually valued at $2.3Bn • eBay acquired payment and billing platform Braintree for $800M • Sberbank set up $100 million fintech start-up fund • Banco Santander put $6.6m+ into mobile PoS firm iZettle • Goldman Sachs put $25M in traders’ social network MotifInvesting • Spain's BBVA acquired online bank Simple for $117M • Five UK banks* added new mobile payment facility Zapp to their apps • London FinTech Accelerators: Barclays / TechStars, Level39, Startupbootcamp FinTech • FIS acquired mobile payments firm mFoundry for $165M • VISA invested €45M into mobile banking platform Monitise. • First Data bought T-commerce startup Clover for $34.1M, loyalty programs startup Perka for $30M. • BBVA announces • Web companies, Telcos seen as the biggest threat to banks (EFMA study) – Amazon moved into P2P and in- store payments • T-Mobile: your next bank in US! * Metro Bank, Santander, Nationwide, First Direct, HSBC
  7. 7. 7 Learnings / take-aways for… • Startups: (disproportionate) opportunity, but window of 1-3 y – After US & the UK Germany/Continent “waiting to happen” – Option 1: grow to global domination in their space – Option 2: domestic/European market leaders (acquisition targets!) • Investors: under-marketed but high-potential startups in DACH / Continent (vs. near-hype in US, UK) – B2C startups: “Bankenstürmer” / competitors or partners – B2B startups: also in other sectors! (Who wanted to sell to banks in crisis?) • Banks (in D-A-CH): if you don’t do it somebody else will: other banks, other banks in other countries, telcos, tech giants etc.) As Rafiki advises in Lion King 1 ½ (2004), “Look beyond what you see!”

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