Posts Tagged ‘statistics’

The Philippines Fintech Report 2018

With a population of over 100 million, just 31% of adults having a bank account, and a mobile penetration of 58%, the Philippines is a fertile ground for fintech innovation. Currently, only 4% of all transactions are made online in the Philippines, leaving considerable growth opportunities, according to the latest Philippines Fintech Startup Report. Read more

Only 13% of ICO’s Have A Running Product, Ernst & Young Report Shows

A new report from “Big Four” accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) shows that only 13% of ICOs have launched a functioning project. In addition, EY confirmed that many ICOs are trading below their initial offering price. This new study from EY surveyed more than 141 ICOs that launched in 2017. Of the ICOs surveyed, […]

Seven Takeaways from Ibinex Global Cryptocurrency Report

Cryptocurrency exchange software provider Ibinex recently published its Global Cryptocurrency Market Report, that presents a thorough summary of the state of the industry worldwide. With prices and regulations endlessly shifting and more than two thousand coins to choose from, and 19 countries talking about launching their own national cryptocurrencies, it is sometimes important to get […]

The state of Canadian FinTech in four charts

BetaKit has published an updated version of Ferst Capital Partners’ FinTech Map, along with some other telling charts on the overall state of FinTech in Canada. There is a lot of data packed into these charts (426 companies were analyzed). As a result of this exercise, Ferst Capital Partners found two recurring themes worth highlighting. The […]

VCs Are On Track To Make 2018 A Record Year For Unicorns

Unicorns are not zoo animals. If they were, someone might have put up a “No Feeding” sign. In the first seven months of 2018, investors put $73 billion into rounds for private venture-backed companies valued at $1 billion or more. That’s about three-fourths of the total for all of 2017, last tallied at $98 billion. Unicorn-related […]

Research: More than 56% of all cryptocurrency crime happens in the US

International cybersecurity firm Group-IB has shown that the number of compromised accounts has risen 369 percent since 2017. A staggering third of all victims were located in the US. Every single one of the top 19 exchanges has been hit; 720 usernames and passwords stolen in total. The rate of hacks even mirrored market highs […]

EY, Fintech Australia launch 2018 fintech census

Global assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services company EY has partnered with fintech industry peak body FinTech Australia to launch their third annual census aimed at tracking the growth and the progress of Australia’s fintech ecosystem. The 2018 EY FinTech Australia Census is designed to gather intelligence on the changes in the Australian fintech ecosystem […]

How big is China’s tech industry? Here are the latest stats

China’s tech industry is catching up with Silicon Valley in terms of sheer scale – and in terms of the tech available to ordinary people, it’s already way ahead in many areas. Tech in Asia has published the latest stats to give you a sense of what’s going on right now. View infographics

Japan leads China in overseas startup funding

According to a report by startup-focused online media platform Tech In Asia, Japanese funds and companies made 99 investments in Asian startups in 2017, compared with 64 deals by Chinese investors. The figures rose from 94 and 60 deals respectively the previous year. In terms of value, Japanese investors injected $16.8 billion in 2017, up […]

Asia tops US in VC-backed fintech deals in second quarter, gets new unicorn

Asia’s fintech startups raised $16.8 billion across a record 133 deals in Q2, driven by a spike in early-stage deals and a 94 per cent increase in Chinese deals, according to CB Insights’ Q218 fintech report. Globally, VC-backed fintech companies raised a total of $20.3 billion across 383 deals, a new quarterly record in terms of […]