Fintech companies continue to grow and gain attention as the sector innovates for institutional and retail customers. According to the latest stats from CB Insights, fintech venture activity saw $7.4B in investment in the first two quarters of 2016. Deal flow has been healthy as 416 deal have been completed in that time frame.
Much of the attention and activity in developed markets has focused on fintech subsectors such as robo advisors, marketplace lending, crowdfunding and applications which serve large financial institutions. But another side of fintech innovation is quickly evolving in response to the needs of the unbanked.
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