FinTech50 2018 Funding 


FinTech50 Funding - from June 2018

18 Feb 2019

This index tracks the funding (excluding debt) for The FinTech50 2018, Hall of Fame and Hot Ten companies from June 2018. 

In the seven months since launch they have collectively raised $1.77Bn. There have been 2 IPOs (Adyen and FundingCircle) and three undisclosed rounds. Most recent, and notable (February 2019) is London-based OakNorth’s £440M round, taking its valuation to $2.3Bn. Berlin-based N26’s Series D round of $300m, giving it a valuation of $2.7Bn, currently the highest in Europe.

In October, Monzo secured its £85M ($109,543M) Series E investment from seven investors, including Accel, Passion Capital and General Catalyst, in addition to Stripe. And followed with an Equity Crowdfund of $25.5m (£20m) in December. Meanwhile Luxembourg-headquartered Mash announced the European sector’s first STO (Security Token Offering).

Median deal value for the 2018 list currently (6 Feb 2019) stands at $30M (across seed, early and later stage). Average deal value across companies is $52.6M.

Venture funding at Jan 2019

OakNorth $540m: ($440m Feb 2019 from SoftBank) / $100m Sept 2018) Series B - Lead investors, Clermont Group, NIBC Bank, EDBI, GIC, Coltrane Asset ManagementN26: $300m, Series D - GIC, Insight Venture Partners

Monzo: $134.5M: combined $109.5m (£85M), Series E - 7 investors, incl Accel, General Catalyst / $25.5 (£20m) Equity Crowdfund, Dec 2018.

Raisin: $114M Series E - from existing investors: PayPal, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Ventures, Feb 2019

Zopa: $77.3m, Series G, Wadhawan Global Capital, Forward Partners

Starling Bank: $75M, Series C Feb 2019

GoCardless: $75M, Series E Feb 2019 - Adams Street Partners, Google Ventures, Salesforce Ventures

Tink: $64M, Series Series D, Nordea, Insight Partners, ABN AMRO, SEB, Feb 2019

Monese: $60M, Series B, September - Lead investor, Kinnevik

MASH: $59.9M (€50M), Venture + STO

Nutmeg: $58M, Series E, January 2019 - Goldman Sachs

Zopa: $56.9M Venture Round, August 2018

Darktrace: $50M Series E, Sept 2018, Vitruvian Partners

ComplyAdvantage $30M Series B, Jan 2019, Index Ventures & Balderton

Featurespace $32.6M Venture round, Jan 2019

Iwoca $25.85 (equity) Series D, Feb 2019 (iwoca also secured debt funding of $168M

Bud $20M Series A: Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ANZ, Stanley Fink, INVC Fund, 9 Yards Capital

Klarna: $20M Corporate round, Oct 2018, H&M Clothing

Starling Bank: $12.7m, Nov 2018

Truelayer: $7.5M, Series A, August 2018 - Lead Investor, Northzone

Previse: $7M, Series A - Lead investor: Augmentum FinTech

AQMetrics: $3M, Venture round, December 2018: Frontline Ventures, Bluff Point

Railsbank: €100k Grant Series A (undisclosed) Sept 2018