Led by CB Insights Financial Services Research Analyst, Alex Kern
Our Fintech Analyst, Alex Kern, provides an update on global fintech funding and investments for the 2nd quarter of 2020.
Alex highlights the deals, investments and trends from our recently-released State Of Fintech Report. He also demonstrates how he uses the CB Insights Technology Insights Platform to research global fintech investment, funding and startup trends in real time.
During the webinar you’ll learn about:
- How fintech funding rebounded in Q2’20 by 17% but deal activity continued to fall.
- Why Asia was the only continent without a dollar funding rebound in Q2’20. North America, Europe, South America, Africa, and Australia all saw increases.
- The 66 VC-backed fintech unicorns worth a combined $248B.
Prior to joining CB Insights, he worked as a macro equity research analyst with Fundstrat Global Advisors and as a fintech equity research associate with Cowen & Co. Alex was also previously a research analyst with Digital Currency Group. His research has been cited in Bloomberg, The Financial Times, CNBC, and Fortune.
Alex is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in History.