• Fintech Frenzy: Hype or Reality? A Closer Look at 6 Key Sectors

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    I've been proven wrong once again.
    For eight years running, I've predicted that fintech investment is going to plateau. Based on the start of 2018, it hasn't yet. In fact, we saw more than $5.4 billion invested in fintech during the first quarter of the year, with no signs of slowing momentum. For perspective, fintech investment for all of 2014 was just under $4 billion, so that's "5x" growth in four years. In 2001, per data from Venture Scanner , it was something like $300 million.
    With that said, this whole "fintech" thing is kind of a charade. As I shared with attendees last month...
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