GGV Capital launches the Embedded Fintech 50
Convenes 57 Investment Firms to Shine a Light on the Rising Stars of Fintech Innovation
NEW YORK, February 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — GGV Capital, a global venture capital firm, today launched its first Embedded Fintech 50 list in partnership with Crunchbase. Embedded Fintech 50 (http://embeddedfintech50.com) rewards the 50 most promising embedded fintech companies in the eyes of investors. To celebrate the launch, winners will ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite today.
GGV Capital brought together 57 leading investment firms to nominate and vote on the 50 winners. Some of the participating companies include Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, Coatue, Founders Fund, General Catalyst, Greenoaks, ICONIQ Growth, IVP, Khosla Ventures, QED Investors, Ribbit Capital, Sequoia Capital, Thrive and Wellington.
Having raised more than $12 billion collectively, the Embedded Fintech 50 demonstrates the enthusiasm of venture capitalists for the growth and innovation of this sector. Half of the winners are early-stage Series A or B companies that have raised less than $100 million. Fifteen winners are mid-stage companies that have raised $100 million–$250 million. Ten winners are late-stage companies that have raised more than $250 million. Diverse founders, including women leaders, lead 40% of companies in 10 cities across the United States
Financial services are fundamental enablers of trade. The next phase of fintech innovation will be marked by financial services integrating more closely with business activity, meeting end users where they need to, and integrating the exchange of data and information directly into flows. transactions for better decision making. The market capitalization of listed fintech companies accounts for $650 billionor about five percent of $14 trillion market capitalization of public financial services companies.
“Embedded fintech is a bright spot in today’s market, and it’s exciting to see how companies are democratizing access to financial services through technology,” said Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital. “We believe that continued development and innovation in today’s embedded fintech landscape will drive growth and represent a much larger share of the financial services market over time. Congratulations to the Embedded Fintech 50 winners! “
GGV Capital is a long-time investor in the global fintech sector, with over 25 investments, including Affirm (AFRM), Divvy Homes, Grab (GRAB), Northstar, Novo, Pinwheel, Square (SQ), Stori and Thunes . The company launched Embedded Fintech 50 to track the evolution of this important ecosystem and recognize rising stars in the fintech industry each year.
More than 175 integrated fintech companies have been nominated by 57 investment firms, including GGV Capital, and in partnership with Crunchbase. To ensure a representative and inclusive list, investment firms submitted an equal number of portfolio and non-portfolio companies. Participating companies then voted on the overall list and the top 50 were recognized as Embedded Fintech 50 winners. and the Serie A stage or beyond. Embedded fintech is defined as financial service platforms or financial service providers that integrate into business or financial service platforms. For more information on the winners, participating investors and methodology, visit: https://www.embeddedfintech50.com.
About GGV Capital
GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm that partners with founders to build class-leading companies around the world. Focused on multi-stage and sector-based investments, GGV manages $9.2 billion of assets in the United States, China, South East Asia, Israel, Latin Americaand India. Founded in 2000 with roots in Singapore and Silicon Valley, GGV has backed over 500 companies including Affirm, Airbnb, Alibaba, BigCommerce, Boss Zhipin, Bowery Farming, Grab, Full Truck Alliance, HashiCorp, Hello, Keep, Kujiale, NIU, Opendoor Technologies, Peloton, Poshmark, Slack, Square, StockX, Udaan, Wish, XPeng, Zendesk, etc. More information can be found at www.ggvc.com and @ggvcapital.
Embedded Fintech 50 winners
*Represents a GGV Capital portfolio company
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