Research Report: #UEF2017
European FinTech Deal Map
Unbundling European Finance 2017, covering 300+ European FinTech investments, M&A and partnerships in 2016 and 2017 YTD (up to 31st May 2017), is the third edition of our annual study of FinTech since the 1st Study of FinTech in 2013.
Table of Contents: Unbundling European Finance 2017
Analysis of European FinTech Deals (2016 + 2017 YTD)
- European FinTech Funding Map
- Top 10 Funding Rounds
- Top 10 Most Active Investors
- Funding Trend: by Quarter and by FinTech Type
Deal Maps by Country
- Deals by Country including deal value (where disclosed)
- Ordered by FinTech Type
Notable M&A Transactions
Appendix I: What to expect in the next 6-18 months?
Short, focused Q&As with 10-15 VCs, investment or innovation arms of financial institutions and founders, on emerging trends and opportunities in European FinTech.
Appendix II: Startup Profiles
Which are the companies attracting investments or acquisition? With crisp, one-slide profiles of over 300 startups mentioned in the report, get up to speed on the burgeoning European FinTech scene.
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#UEF2017 at Money2020 Europe
We have been invited to present the key results from the report at Europe’s biggest FinTech event, Money2020 Europe, Copenhagen, on 28th June 2017 in the session "Unbundling European Finance - who is buying and investing in whom in FinTech? "
Our initiative Unbundling European Finance tracks the startup launches, funding rounds, M&A and partnerships, helping connects the dots in the ecosystem of startups, investors and corporates, and "moving FinTech forward".
Which are the investments, M&A and partnerships unbundling European financial services?
The #UEF Briefing: 03.06.17. - 09.06.17.
by FinTech & VC enthusiast Gopi Selveswaran.
European FinTech startups had a busy start to June 2017 with nine companies across Germany, UK, Ireland, Sweden and France raising over $50m from 15 investors. While two of these deals have undisclosed funding amounts, Plynk, the Irish social payments app has raised $28m in series A funding from Swiss Privée Ltd. This marks one of the largest ever series A raises in Ireland for the company that aims to become a pan-european leader in the e-payments space by capitalising on the popularity of messaging apps.
Stratumn, a leading provider of network solutions through blockchain technology and advanced cryptography, has raised $7.85M in a series A funding from a consortium of investors. The French startup has now accomplished the largest funding round to date in the European blockchain and data security ecosystem which will help accelerate its expansion into the U.S.
Other notable highlights include:
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Disclaimer: this is an experimental map based on publicly available data on disclosed deals. We are not responsible for the completeness or accuracy of the data or the visual representation.
Your deal is not on the map, or have corrections, comments or questions? Drop us a line at email@example.com.
FinTech Forum On Tour
FinTech Forum On Tour helps financial institutions, technology firms and investors kickstart or setup an ongoing startup relations program that:
In addition, FinTech Forum's newsletter, online and social media presence helps you get visibility among our community of 12000+ financial institutions, investors, startups etc. creating the financial services of the future in Europe.
Check out a selection of our projects, or contact us for inspiration! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FTF On Tour | InvestTech 2: 28th Apr. 2017 | EY Auditorium, Canary Wharf, London
A recent market survey by TechFluence identified more than 64 robo advisors in Europe (see map below). However, that is just a part of the innovation in the digital investment and wealth management. The second edition of our FTF On Tour | InvestTech event (read about the first event held in Sep. 2015), brings together Europe’s leading startups and hidden champions in this space with investors and financial institutions. Register here: ftfinvesttech2.eventbrite.com
Further reading: 64 robo advisors in Europe – five cracked the €100m euro mark
FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Telecom, Airport Club, Frankfurt am Main: 23rd Mar. 2017
An invitation-only initiative run in collaboration with respective sector experts, FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Telecom, is the first to bring together FinTech startups with investors, telecoms and financial institutions looking to tap into these emerging opportunities in Europe.
Fifteen startups with the most compelling propositions in this space will be selected to present on 23rd Mar. 2016 at the Airport Club, Frankfurt Airport.
8th FinTech Forum, Airport Club, Frankfurt am Main: 10th Nov. 2016
Twice a year we select ca. 15 of the most promising startups in Continental Europe and bring them on stage with investors, financial institutions and corporates. Don't miss the 8th FinTech Forum (10th Nov. in Frankfurt), the 3rd anniversary of the event series started in Nov. 2013.
FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Travel (invitation only): 6th Sep. 2016 / 09:30 – 17:00 | Lufthansa AirPlus International, Dornhofstraße 10, 63263 Neu-Isenburg (Frankfurt).
The Travel & Tourism business is a $8tn market accounting for nearly 10% of the global GDP (Source: WTTC). The corporate travel sector alone is a $1tn behemoth, with over 200 mn travelers making nearly 4 bn business trips. New technologies and the „sharing economy“ are transforming the way travelers book and pay for travel and hotels, taxis and restaurants, as well as the associated insurance and reimbursement. This inaugural FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Travel event brings together the most promising startups and „hidden champions“ at the intersection of travel and finance with leading investors, financial institutions and corporates.
More information: http://fintechmeetstravel.eventbrite.com | Contact: email@example.com
FinTech Forum On Tour | Robo Advice (invitation only): 08th Jun. 2016 / 08:30 – 17:00 | Deloitte Greenhouse, Kurfürstendamm 23, 10719 Berlin.
FinTech Forum On Tour | Robo Advice is the first pitch event focused on European Robo Advice startups and hidden champions. Coined under the term „Robo Advice“, a growing number of startups are transforming the asset and wealth management industry via automated advisory and portfolio management, hybrid models, as retail services in competition with incumbents or partners for traditional firms, such as banks, asset or wealth managers, but also players from the non-finance segment, the event will bring together twenty startups in with leading investors and financial institutions.
More information: http://ftfrobo.eventbrite.com | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
FinTech Forum On Tour | BNP Paribas (closed / invitation only event): 22nd April, 2016 /10:00 – 16:30 | Schloß Löwenstein, Schloßpark 1, 63924 Kleinheubach, Germany
A closed, invitation-only event that brought together some promising startups in Continental Europe with the BNP Paribas’ innovation and management teams in Germany. The selected startups came from Switzerland, Netherlands and Germany, showcasing innovations across corporate payments and blockchain, treasury, leasing, social media compliance and risk management. Startups had the chance to pitch to an audience of 60+, followed by deep-dive break-out sessions to select the “Most Relevant”, “Most Innovative” and “Hidden Champion” startups.
FinTech Forum On Tour | InvestTech: 25th Sep. 2015 / 10:00 – 17:30 | EY Auditorium, 25 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5RB.
InvestTech startups are transforming the asset and wealth management sector via automated advisory, digital / social trading, digital investment management, analytics etc. The first success stories are in the US, and emerging in the UK. However, several promising (Continental) European players are still under the radar. FTF On Tour | InvestTech is an invitation-only event run by our sector experts to accelerate promising “InvestTech” Startups in (Continental) Europe, together with leading investors, financial institutions, mentors etc. Contact: email@example.com or connect to Samarth Shekhar or Michael Mellinghoff.
FinTech Deal Highlights
FinTech Deal Highlights is the 10-minute round-up of deals in European FinTech we present at the start of every FinTech Forum event:
Further reading from our archives:
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