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Alt finance takes the unicorn lead

Fintechs Valued at $1 Billion

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Billion-dollar valuations are broadly considered to be an important marker of a young company’s viability, and a key indicator of potential future returns for investors. However, in many geographies, VC investment in fintech has been slowing recently, and such valuations have correspondingly stagnated.

That said, some segments of the industry still boast relatively healthy numbers of “unicorns,” companies valued at $1 billion or more, a new report by GP Bullhound found.

Here are the report’s key findings:

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