Continued Fintech Growth Expected Globally

Forbes discusses the potential for continued fintech growth worldwide; cites a report from G.P. Bullhound highlighting the fintech industry’s resilience following a challenging 2016; success from Ant Financial’s $4.5 billion funding round and the firm’s industry valuation are increasing confidence; investors also have a positive outlook on fintech in the UK with significant capital funding for Funding Circle, iZettle, Atom Bank and Monzo already announced this year and three top fintech unicorns (Funding Circle, Paysafe and Transferwise) all located in the region; the G.P. Bullhound report provides numerous other statistics supporting global fintech growth in 2017 and beyond. Source