Global FinTech investment sharply declines 43% in April from March 2022

  • FinTech investment peaked in February 2022 with a total of $23bn capital raised during the month. Subsequent months have fallen short compared to February with March raising a total of $16.8bn (27% decrease from February) and April raising a total of $9.6 (43% decrease from March). FinTech deal activity in April also decreased 31% from March to 541 transactions.
  • Circle, a payment platform for both digital and traditional currencies and issuer of USD Coin (USDC), completed the largest deal in April raising a $400m. The funding round was led by BlackRock and a press release said Blackrock “has entered into a broader strategic partnership with Circle, which includes exploring capital market applications for USDC.”
  • Blockchain & Crypto was the most dominant sector in April accounting for 30% of deals on the list. The Blockchain & Crypto sector had the highest share of investment with 24% in April, nine percentage points higher compared to March.

The data for this research was taken from the FinTech Global database. More in-depth data and analytics on investments and companies across all FinTech sectors and regions around the world are available to subscribers of FinTech Global. ©2022 FinTech Global

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