The fintech industry is running hot this year in the UK, according to stats from Innovate Finance. In just the first half of 2021, even as the world was fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, investments in fintech firms in the UK set a record for the year. Innovate/Fintech pointed to $5.7 billion in venture capital flowing across 317 deals.
That six-month period topped the $4.9 billion in investments in all of 2019, and the $3.6 billion in investments in 2018.
Globally, the UK trails only the US for Fintech investments. The companies included here are among the hot fintech startups as of mid-2021.