Posts Tagged ‘statistics’

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 […]

Fintech’s reach is limited to the rich 23% of Indians, says report

Fintech companies have succeeded to cater to only 23 per cent of the elite/affluent section of the Indian economy while a huge portion still remains untapped. The lower and middle income segment, which comprises 47 per cent of the population, remains a potential market, states a study supported by JP Morgan. Fintechs have the opportunity […]

Swiss Fintech Startup Map July, 264 Swiss Fintech Startups

Swisscom released the Swiss Fintech Startup Map for July 2018 which now counts 264 Swiss Fintech Startups, 14 more than in June. View the map