August 2018 FinTech VC Funding – Blockchain, InsurTech & Payments Topped the Charts

In August 2018, FinTech startups across the globe raised $3.69 billion worth of VC/PE investments across 148 deals. In terms of MoM trends, there was a significant growth of 14% from the $3.23 billion raised by FinTechs in terms of VC/PE funding in July 2018. In terms of the number of deals, there was a 13.5% decline (MoM) from the 171 VC funding deals in July 2018.

In region-specific terms, Asia dominated global FinTech VC funding in August with 51.8% in contributio ...

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