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The Pulse of Fintech Q2 2017

Aug 01, 2017
From the Global Enterprise Institute

Overall fintech funding in the U.S. grew to $2 billion – up $500 million from Q1’17.

Highlights from The Pulse of Fintech Q2 2017

  • U.S. venture capital (VC) funding accounted for over $1.5B across 104 deals, 2nd-strongest quarter ever for VC investment in fintech.

  • Total fintech investment in the U.S. rose during Q2’17, assisted by a strong increase in VC funding during the quarter.

  • Fintech investment in the U.S. experienced a shift in Q2’17, with investor interest focusing on fintechs that help to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mid and back office functions, as compared to customer-facing, front office solutions.

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