Innovation

COVID-19's impact on the venture ecosystem

September 10, 2020

This report produced by PitchBook for Mastercard Start Path provides a review and analysis of global investment activity for the first half of 2020, compares monthly figures to those from 2019, and offers insights as to what these findings suggest for the industry’s ecosystem going forward.

The fintech industry is no stranger to headwinds, from the 2001 dotcom crash to the 2008 recession, and the current pandemic has widely impacted the marketplace and venture capitalists, corporate ventures and accelerators to varying degrees. Nonetheless, the result will be an ongoing transformation of the global venture ecosystem that will impact all stakeholders – and fintech will continue to reign victorious.

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