OurCrowd, the Israeli equity crowdfunding platform, is the only crowdfunding company present in the list.
We’re a next generation crowd-funding or investing platform. We’re trying to allow people to access innovation easily. Innovation is important to everybody, Jon Medved said.
The Fintech100 includes the `Leading 50′ fintech firms around the globe, ranked based on innovation, capital raising activity, size and reach; and the `Emerging 50′, exciting new fintechs that are at the forefront of innovative technologies and practices and are often pursuing new business models, a press release states.
Including 41 companies from the UK and EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), 29 companies from the Americas (North and South America), and 30 companies from Asia (including Australia and New Zealand), the list sectorial breakup is as follows: 32 lending companies, 21 payments companies, 15 transaction and capital markets, 12 insurance companies, 7 wealth companies, 6 regtech & cyber security companies, 4 blockchain and digital currencies companies, and 3 data and analytics companies.
Key highlights include:
- China fintechs take the top three places on the list, and Chinese firms account for five of the top 10.
- Global fintech innovation continues to accelerate, with 29 different countries represented in the Fintech100, up from 22 countries in 2016.
- ASPAC is on the rise, with 30 fintechs on this year’s list, while the UK and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) dominate the Emerging 50 with 26 companies. The US placed 19 companies on the full list, the most of any country, and three in the top 10.
- `Disruptors’ dominate — fintechs focused on disrupting traditional models represent 73 of the Fintech100.
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