The Pulse of Fintech Q1 2017

Fintech investment in the U.S. held steady with $1.5 billion invested across 124 deals.

In this edition of The Pulse of Fintech -- a quarterly report exploring global and regional trends and deal activity within fintech -- we explore a number of questions permeating the fintech market today:

  • While Q1’17 was quiet, is the tide about to turn for fintechinvestment?
  • How is the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) driving fintech activity in Europe?
  • What is driving the proliferation of fintech hubs globally?
  • Is regtech ready to come into the investor spotlight?
The Pulse of Fintech Q1 2017
Global analysis of investment in fintech

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