Posts Tagged ‘report’

2018 China’s FinTech Development Report — Case Study of Aicai Group

From 2016, the internet finance sector started to shift from traffic-driven to FinTech-driven. Currently FinTech is still at the initial stage in China, but the immature financial market provides favorable environment for its fast development. In 2017, the revenue of the FinTech enterprises in China was 654.14 billion Yuan. It is expected by iResearch that […]

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past 2017 totals

Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors. Investor interest in the blockchain space shows no immediate signs of slowing down, even as the price of […]

GAO issues report on benefits, challenges of fintech products

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report that provides a detailed analysis of fintech products, examining both the benefits and challenges. The GAO report said the products and services that fintech companies offer generally fall into four different areas: payments between individuals, and between individuals and businesses; loans to consumers and businesses; advice on […]

Fintech most popular sector for HNW investors: report

Analysis of the preferences of the registered investors of Capitama, which includes more than 300 individuals, family offices, PE firms and investment offices has indicated that fintech and technology investment opportunities more generally are the two most popular sectors among investors. 69% of Capitama investors are interested in fintech investment opportunities and 67% want to see […]

IPO market slows in 2018 on back of geopolitical uncertainty

IPO activity has been somewhat slow for the first quarter of 2018, in part on the back of market uncertainty at the start of the year. The Americas had a relatively strong showing, reflecting a number of mega-IPOs, such as PagSeguro Digital, which raised $2.3 billion, and ADT, which raised $1.5 billion. UK markets were […]

Survey: 30% Of Financial Executives To Commit Resources To Blockchain

The Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) has released a report prepared in partnership with Deloitte on how blockchain technology is being employed in financial applications. The report entitled Blockchain for Financial Leaders: Opportunity vs. Reality analyzes how blockchain could affect financial reporting, staffing, and other areas essential to executives. Researchers surveyed a group of financial executives, […]

46% of ICOs Launched in 2018 Have No Business Plan

Market research on the ICO market in the first quarter of 2018 conducted by ICO Rating reveals that institutional investors are playing an increasingly large part in funding blockchain projects despite many of them having no development before they are launched. The report says that $3.3 billion dollars have been raised so far this year over 412 projects. […]

The future of money (research report)

According to a new report from J. Walter Thompson called The Future of Money: New Payments, Currency, Banking, and beyond, China is increasingly driving innovation in money and payments. Chinese consumers are twice as likely to know about blockchain as US consumers, and twice as likely to have tried a number of other disruptive new payment systems, from microinvesting […]

Start-up Genome report anoints China as start-up capital

According to Start-up Genome report 2018, China has surpassed the United States as a source of patent applications, and is rapidly catching up on the number of companies it has produced with a “unicorn” valuation above $US1 billion. The report found China had become the biggest driver of the global start-up revolution, which saw global venture […]

New record as fintech funding hit $5.4bn globally in Q1

Fintech funding continues to rise and rise as an investment class with $5.4bn across 323 deals was raised globally in Q1 of 2018. According to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q1 2018, global fintech activity hit a new record during the quarter. The US saw the largest boost in deals while Europe saw fintech deal activity […]