Forbes

FINTECH 50

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INVESTORS PUT MORE THAN $53 BILLION INTO FINTECH STARTUPS WORLDWIDE IN 2019, ACCORDING TO ACCENTURE. WITH ENTREPRENE­URS STAGING A FRONTAL ASSAULT ON CENTURIES-OLD FINANCIAL INSTITUTIO­NS, MORE OF THE POT HAS BEEN GOING TO DIGITAL-FIRST BANKS AND INSURTECHS. VALUATIONS ARE GROWING: 13 OF THIS YEAR’S PICKS ARE WORTH MORE THAN $2 BILLION, COMPARED WITH EIGHT LAST YEAR. SO, TOO, IS INNOVATION. NINETEEN COMPANIES ON THE 2020 FINTECH 50—OUR FIFTH ANNUAL LIST—ARE FIRST-TIMERS. ALL COMPANIES ARE PRIVATE AND HAVE OPERATIONS OR CUSTOMERS IN THE U.S. SEE MORE DETAILS AT FORBES.COM/FINTECH50. EDITED BY JANET NOVACK AND JEFF KAUFLIN

REPORTED BY MICHAEL DEL CASTILLO, ASHLEA EBELING, ANTOINE GARA, SARAH HANSEN, SAMANTHA SHARF,

KELLY ANNE SMITH AND HANK TUCKER

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