Top 12 Global Fintech Investors in Q2 2022
Despite falling tech stocks and worries about an economic slowdown, global fintech venture deals have remained strong in 2022.
In the first half of 2022, fintech startups raised a total of US$53.5 billion, a sum lower than the 2021 figure but exceeding the 2020 totals. according to data from Pitchbook, showing that fintech startups have continued to attract strong venture capital investment.
Use of data from CB Insights and Pitch bookwe’ve compiled a list of the 12 most active fintech investors in Q2 2022, looking at the number of deals they participated in during the quarter and their most notable fintech investments.
Global Founders Capital (24 deals)
Founded in 2013, Global Founders Capital is an agnostic venture capital firm with a global focus based in Germany. The company supports businesses at all stages and throughout the lifecycle, and provides founders with all the support they need to scale.
Global Founders Capital seeks to invest in Commercial Products and Services, Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services, Information Technology, Mobile Phones, Internet of Things (IoT), Software as a Service (SaaS), e-commerce, big data and technology sectors.
Notable fintech investments from Global Founders Capital include Revolut, Next Insurance and Brex.
In Q2 2022, Global Founders Capital participated in 24 fintech funding rounds. It has made 199 fintech VC investments since 2017.
Tiger Global Management (22 offers)
Tiger Global Management is an investment firm focused on public and private companies in the global internet, software, consumer and fintech sectors. The company has two strategies: a private equity business, which uses private equity strategies to invest in publicly traded companies, and a private equity strategy, which targets private, early-stage growth-oriented companies. at the end, with a focus on US-based companies. , China and India.
Notable fintech investments by Tiger Global Management include Nubank, Chime and Stripe.
In Q2 2022, Tiger Global Management participated in 22 fintech funding rounds. It has made 192 fintech VC investments since 2017.
Andreessen Horowitz (17 offers)
Founded in Silicon Valley in 2009, Andreessen Horowitz (known as a16z) is a venture capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who are building the future through technology. The company is stage agnostic and seed investing to venture into late-stage technology ventures in bio+health, consumer, crypto, enterprise, fintech, games and companies that look to American dynamism. a16z has $35 billion in assets under management across multiple funds.
A16z’s notable fintech investments include Robinhood, Affirm, and Stripe.
In Q2 2022, the company participated in 17 fintech funding rounds. It has made 168 fintech venture capital investments since 2017.
Gaingels (16 offers)
Founded in 2014 and based in the United States, Gaingels is a leading venture capital investment syndicate that supports and represents the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies in the VC space. The firm seeks to invest in seed or growth/pre-IPO companies operating in the business technology (B2B), healthcare and consumer sectors.
Gaingels’ notable fintech investments include Brex, BlockFi, Binance US, and Flutterwave.
In Q2 2022, Gaingels participated in 16 fintech funding rounds. The company has 91 fintech companies in its portfolio, including Brex, BlockFi, Binance US and Flutterwave, according at Dealroom.
Coinbase Ventures (15 offers)
Founded in 2018, Coinbase Ventures is a Coinbase venture capital firm (CVC) based in San Francisco. The company seeks to invest in start-up companies operating in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology sectors.
Notable fintech investments from Coinbase Ventures include Paxos, Pintu, and Amber Group.
In Q2 2022, the company participated in 15 fintech funding rounds. According to its website, it currently has more than 200 companies in its portfolio.
Soma Capital (13 offers)
Founded in 2015, Soma Capital is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm. It is a fund created by founders for founders, focused on software.
Since its creation, Soma Capital has invested seed capital in hundreds of software companies valued at over US$60 billion combined, including 17 unicorns. The company is investing early in software to “automate the world,” in any region and in any industry that can reach billions of people and “move humanity forward.”
In the second quarter of 2022, Soma Capital participated in 13 fintech financing rounds. According at Dealroom, the company has 80 fintech companies in its portfolio, including Razorpay, Flutterwave, Swipe and Paymongo.
Accel (10 offers)
Accel, formerly known as Accel Partners, is an American venture capital firm. He works with startups in seed, seed and growth investments, and focuses on technology sectors such as consumer, infrastructure, SaaS and enterprise software.
Accel has funded technology companies such as Facebook, Slack, Dropbox and Flipkart, and has offices in California, with additional operating funds in London, India and China.
Accel’s notable fintech investments include Monzo, Trade Republic, and Zepz.
In Q2 2022, Accel participated in 10 fintech funding rounds. Since 2017, it has made 149 fintech venture capital investments.
Index Ventures (10 transactions)
Index Ventures is a San Francisco, London and Geneva-based venture capital firm investing in technology companies focused on e-commerce, fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/artificial intelligence (AI) ) and security. Index Ventures covers all stages of investing, from early seed to explosive growth.
Notable fintech investments from Index Ventures include Adyen, Alan and Robinhood.
In Q2 2022, the company participated in 10 fintech funding rounds. According on its website, it currently has 46 fintech companies in its portfolio, including Auxmoney, Swile, formerly Lunchr, and Fonoa Technologies.
Jump Crypto (10 offers)
Jump Crypto is a division of Jump Trading Group, a research-driven quantitative trading firm and one of the largest traders, by volume, in traditional asset classes.
Jump Crypto focuses on building and establishing critical infrastructure needed to catalyze the growth of the crypto ecosystem. It brings together builders, partners and traders, taking a long-term view of the outlook for crypto and operating to unlock the full potential of open and community networks.
In Q2 2022, Jump Crypto participated in 10 fintech funding rounds. According at Dealroom, the company has 23 fintech companies in its portfolio, including 0x, Coinhako, Kucoin, Solana and the Near Protocol.
Insight Partners (9 offers)
Insight Partners, formerly Insight Venture Partners, is an American venture capital and private equity firm headquartered in New York City focused on growth-stage technology, software and internet companies.
Insight Partners has invested in over 600 companies around the world and has seen over 55 portfolio companies complete an IPO. The company has over $90 billion in assets under management (AUM) and participated in nine fintech funding rounds in Q2 2022.
According on its website, it currently has 60 fintech companies in its portfolio, including Checkout.com, Spenmo, Xendit and Flutterwave.
Pantera Capital (9 offers)
Founded in 2013, Pantera Capital is an institutional investment firm focused exclusively on bitcoin, other digital currencies, and businesses in the blockchain technology ecosystem. Pantera Capital manages US$5.6 billion across three strategies – passive, hedging and venture capital – and reportedly operates the world’s largest crypto hedge fund by AUM.
In Q2 2022, Pantera Capital participated in nine fintech funding rounds. Since 2013, the company has supported over 90 blockchain companies and 100 early-stage token transactions.
Portfolio companies to understand Amber Group, Bakkt, BitGo, Bitstamp, Circle, Coinbase and FTX.
QED investors (9 transactions)
Founded in 2007, QED Investors is a US-based venture capital firm. The firm seeks to invest in start-up companies operating in the financial services and fintech sectors in the United States, United Kingdom and Latin America.
QED Investors is focused on investing in disruptive early-stage financial services companies and is dedicated to building great businesses using a unique, hands-on approach that leverages its partners’ decades of entrepreneurial and operational experience.
Notable QED Investors investments include Credit Karma, ClearScore, SoFi, Avant, Nubank, Remitly, GreenSky and LendUp.
In Q2 2022, the company participated in nine fintech funding rounds. According on its website, it has more than 130 fintech companies in its portfolio, including Creditas, Knip, Flywire, Nubank, FPL Technologies, Remitly and Zopa.
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