financial services industry focus

Financial Services
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With the accelerated pace of globalization and the current stringent nature of regulatory reforms, the climate is ripe for FinTech to disrupt several key sub-sectors. Our technology-enabled financial services partner companies are questioning the status quo and building new solutions to conquer previously neglected deficiencies.

What We Look For

Safeguard targets companies that are addressing pressing pain points in the financial services sector with business intelligence and analytics for institutional/capital markets, insurance technology, regulatory/compliance technology and specific Blockchain applications.

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FinTech funding more than doubled in 2015, up 106% vs. 2014.1

global fintech investments

Global investment in FinTech totaled approximately $19.1B in 2015.1

fintech bank deals

The value of FinTech deals with banks as investors totaled $5B in 2015.2

Sources:

  1. “The Pulse of Fintech – 2015 in review”, KPMG and CBInsights, 2016.
  2. “Fintech and the evolving landscape: landing points for the industry”, Accenture, 2015.