Finance for Fintech

The global growth strategies of the fintech sector and how they will be financed. Find out more and download the report.

The UK is at the heart of global fintech

More than 400 fintech companies across eight countries – Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Singapore, Turkey, UK and USA - were interviewed about their growth plans and how they will finance growth. This research provides important new insights about the scale and ambitions for global growth of the fintech sector. It highlights that the UK is regarded as one of the top priority markets for fintechs seeking to expand internationally and raise finance.

What we found out

Fintechs are hungry to grow fast and internationally. And they will continue to raise capital, increasingly via the public markets. Watch this short video for the headline findings.

 
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Coming to the public markets seemed the best way to balance the interests of various stakeholders. We thought we would stand out more in London. There was a level of understanding in the London market and appetite from investors.
Jon Prideaux, CEO, Boku

Top three regions for firms looking to expand internationally

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Fintech companies expect to grow by an average of 80% over the next three years. 72% plan to expand into new countries.
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85% of the total sample say they are very or reasonably likely to raise funds on public markets within the next three years

Top three markets where these firms would consider listing

New York
London
Hong Kong

Why you should read the report

  • New research about the global growth strategies of more than 400 fintech businesses
  • New data about the capital raising intentions of fintechs across eight countries
  • Evidence for the UK’s unique position to support advancement of global fintech
  • Insights from ten leading fintech entrepreneurs and investors about their growth and finance strategies
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