After a record 2021, global fintech funding cools in Q1'22, even as deals reach new heights across sectors and regions.
Global fintech funding clocked in at $28.8B in Q1’22, down 18% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) — the largest percentage drop in quarterly funding since 2018.
In our State of Fintech Q1’22 Report, we dive into global investment trends to spotlight takeaways including:
- How fintech saw record deal activity despite the funding decline
- The slowdown in $100M+ mega-rounds
- The record unicorn count, unicorn birth trends, and new fintech unicorns of Q1’22
- The region that saw deals grow 44% QoQ to a record high
- The world’s top fintech investors
- The 5 $1B+ M&A deals in the quarter
- The sector that saw funding shrink 58% QoQ
- And much more
Below, check out a few highlights from our 206-page, data-driven State of Fintech Q1’22 Report. For deeper insights, all the record figures, and a ton of private market data, download the full report.
Q1’22 Sees largest % drop in quarterly Funding since 2018
See who’s up and who’s down in global fintech funding, from the startups seeing the biggest deals to the regions with the largest gains — and losses.
unicorn births remain above 30 for 5 consecutive quarters
See which companies have the largest valuations in Q1’22 and who their investors are.
Want to go even deeper into these trends?
Join the analyst who wrote the report for a chat about what went down in Q1 2022 and what’s next. May 24th at 2pm ET.