VC-backed fintech companies raised record funds last quarter and saw a string of fintech unicorn births, including Robinhood, Clover Health, and more.
Banking and payments aren't the only industries that could be affected by blockchain tech. Law enforcement, ride hailing, and many other sectors could also have blockchain in their future.
Since 2013, the UK and Germany have accounted for 38% and 14% of European fintech deals, respectively.
With the directive slated to be signed into law in January 2018, firms can look to get ahead of major actions or risk falling prey to stealth fintechs.
With 5 new unicorn births in Q2'17, deals and dollars to fintech startups are on pace to set records in 2017.
Betterment and Wealthfront are the robos to watch in the battle against incumbents. See how their strategies stack up now and get insight into where they're headed next.
Latin American startups are working in lending, payments, digital banking, insurance, and other sectors attacking entrenched financial services incumbents.