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CB Insights State of Fintech: Q3 2021 Report

CB Insights | Oct 26, 2021

US leads Asia and Europe in Q3 funding - CB Insights State of Fintech:  Q3 2021 Report

Fintech sees another strong quarter, with record deal and funding activity across the globe in 2021 YTD.

Following a record-breaking Q2, global fintech private market deal activity remained elevated in Q3’21.

Global fintech funding YTD 2021 - CB Insights State of Fintech:  Q3 2021 Report

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In our State of Fintech Q3’21 Report, we dive into global investment trends to spotlight takeaways including:

  • The second-highest quarter on record for fintech financing, up 147% YoY
  • Top equity deals of the quarter, including 3 of the top 5 raised outside the US
  • The new fintech unicorns of Q3’21 — including an $18B addition
  • Which sector, from payments to digital lending to capital markets tech, saw a blockbuster $2B quarter
  • The investor making the most fintech deals, and other top-ranked firms
  • Another strong quarter for M&As, and the 13 billion-dollar exits (including IPOs & SPACs) driving totals
  • The deal stages experiencing the most dramatic YoY valuation expansion

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global fintehc unicorns as of Q3 2021 - CB Insights State of Fintech:  Q3 2021 Report

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