Posted on
September 30, 2022

Top 10 Fintech VC Investors

Maximilian Fleitmann
CEO of BaseTemplates

Investors are very often interested in new, disruptive technologies. Naturally, lots of money is thrown at ventures that aim to disrupt traditional financial services. In this report we have compiled a list of the best Fintech venture capital investors, who are currently backing the most promising early stage startups in the space

NameHQSectorStageTicket SizeFund
Y CombinatorCalifornia, United StatesSoftware, SaaS, Mobile, InternetPre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth$125K - $25M$1.1M
Global Founders CapitalBerlin, GermanyEnterprise, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Gaming, Marketplaces, Real Estate, Media and Entertainment, Legal Tech, Fintech, Lifestyle and Wellness, B2C, Advertising, Health CarePre-Seed, Seed$50K - $10M$1.6B
CanaanConnecticut, United StatesEnterprise, Health Care, E-Commerce, Life Sciences, Financial Services, IT, Internet, Messaging and Telecommunications, Software, FintechSeed, Series A, Series B, Growth$100K - $10M$500K
Ribbit CapitalCalifornia, United StatesFinancial Services, Fintech, Software, web3Series A, Series B, Seed, Series C, Growth - $2.4B
AccelCalifornia, United StatesFinancial Services, Agnostic, Internet, SaaS, Gaming, FintechPre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth$1M - $75M$18.3B
Finch CapitalNoord-Holland, NetherlandsAI, Blockchain, Financial Services, Fintech, IoTSeed, Series A, Series B - €300M
SpeedinvestMunich, Paris, and Vienna, AustriaFintech, Technology , Consumer tech, Digital Health, Deep Tech, Marketplaces, SaaS, Climate, Blockchain, Infrastructure, IoT, Logistics, PlatformsPre-Seed, Seed, Series A$50K - $15M$628.4M
GreycroftNew York, United StatesApplications, Media and Entertainment, IoT, Internet, Mobile, FintechPre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth$4M - $15M$2B
CanaanConnecticut, United StatesEnterprise, Health Care, E-Commerce, Life Sciences, Financial Services, IT, Internet, Messaging and Telecommunications, Software, FintechSeed, Series A, Series B, Growth$100K - $10MCA$20M
Index VenturesCalifornia, United Statessoftware, Internet, Hardware, Enterprise, Media and Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Advertising, VR/AR, Gaming, Fintech, B2CSeed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth$1M - $60M$12.4B

Top 10 Fintech Venture Capital Firms

1. Y Combinator

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Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a large number of startups twice a year. It created a new model for funding early-stage startups. Twice a year, the company invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups. The startup accelerator works intensively with the companies for three months, to get them into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected, invite-only audience.

Website: www.ycombinator.com

Founded: 2005

Total fund size: $1.1M

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth

Sector: Software, SaaS, Mobile, Internet

Ticket Size: $ 125K - $ 25M

Investment Geography: United States

Y Combinator's most notable exits include Twitch, Coinbase, and Reddit.

2. Global Founders Capital

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GFC is a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs. The firm seeks to invest in companies that operate within the internet, retail, financial software, media, communication, and information technology sectors. It was founded by Oliver Samwer in 2013 and is based in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Website: www.globalfounderscapital.com

Founded: 2013

Total fund size: $1.6B

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed

Sector: Enterprise, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Gaming, Marketplaces, Real Estate, Media and Entertainment, Legal Tech, Fintech, Lifestyle and Wellness, B2C, Advertising, Health Care

Ticket Size: $ 50K - $ 10M

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

Global Founders Capital's most notable exits include Meta, HomeToGo, and LinkedIn.

3. Canaan

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Founded in 2014, Alumni Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Manchester, New Hampshire. The firm manages fund families that invest in a portfolio of companies diversified across sector, stage, and region and are led by other established venture firms. They also have offices in Boston, New York City, Chicago, Austin, and San Francisco.

Website: www.av.vc

Founded: 2013

Total fund size: $500K

Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth

Sector: Enterprise, Health Care, E-Commerce, Life Sciences, Financial Services, IT, Internet, Messaging and Telecommunications, Software, Fintech

Ticket Size: $ 100K - $ 10M

Investment Geography: United States, Bay Area (US)

Alumni Ventures's most notable exits include FIS, Shift, and Bloom Energy.

4. Ribbit Capital

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Ribbit Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies. The firm invests globally in individuals and brands who are aiming to disrupt financial services. The investment firm was founded in 2012 by Meyer Malka and headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Website: www.ribbitcap.com

Founded: 2012

Total fund size: $2.4B

Stage: Series A, Series B, Seed, Series C, Growth

Sector: Financial Services, Fintech, Software, web3

Investment Geography: United States, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Turkey

Ribbit Capital's most notable exits include Coinbase, Credit Karma, and Funding Circle.

5. Accel

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Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel backs entrepreneurs who have what it takes to build a world-class, category-defining business.

The company brings more than three decades of experience in building and supporting companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship and business enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of next-generation industries. Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Lookout Security, MoPub, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, Vox Media, and others.

Arthur Patterson and Jim Swartz founded it in Palo Alto, California in 1983.

Website: www.accel.com

Founded: 1983

Total fund size: $18.3B

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth

Sector: Financial Services, Agnostic, Internet, SaaS, Gaming, Fintech

Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 75M

Investment Geography: United States, Europe, Israel

Accel's most notable exits include Meta, Animoca Brands, and Razer.

6. Finch Capital

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Finch Capital is a Growth Capital firm focused on investing in high-growth financial technologies companies run by exceptional entrepreneurs. Our mission is to fund and support the best entrepreneurs creating products that will shape the future of finance. We leverage our international network and industry expertise to enable our portfolio companies to grow into leaders in their field.

In 2013, the firm was started in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland by Radboud Vlaar and a Partner.

Website: www.finchcapital.com

Founded: 2013

Total fund size: €300M

Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B

Sector: AI, Blockchain, Financial Services, Fintech, IoT

Investment Geography:  Europe, United Kingdom

Finch Capital's most notable exits include Hiber, Trussle, and Knip.

7. Speedinvest

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Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €400m AUM, 40 investors, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Your success is our priority, so we don’t just send some money and check in at board meetings. Our mission is to empower you with game-changing support through every stage of your journey. Our focused investment teams know your industry inside and out. Their Deep Tech, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects, Digital Health and Subscriptions experience, know-how and deep networks are yours from day one. You also have full access to our in-house Platform+ team of operational experts who can provide tailored growth marketing, people (HR), US business development, and networking support throughout every stage of your

Website: www.speedinvest.com

Founded: 2011

Total fund size: $628.4M

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A

Sector: intech, Technology , Consumer tech, Digital Health, Deep Tech, Marketplaces, SaaS, Climate, Blockchain, Infrastructure, IoT, Logistics, Platforms

Ticket Size: $ 50K - $ 15M

Investment Geography: Europe

Speedinvest's most notable exits include Planetly, FinCompare - Smarter Business Finance, and Koin.

8. Greycroft

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Greycroft is a venture capital firm that focuses on technology start-ups and investments in the Internet and mobile markets.

With offices in two of the most important business hubs in the world, New York and Los Angeles Greycroft uniquely positioned to serve entrepreneurs who have chosen us as their partners. The firm leverages an extensive network of media and technology industry connections to help entrepreneurs gain visibility, build strategic relationships, bring their products to market, and build successful businesses.

Greycroft manages in excess of $1 billion and has made over 200 investments since its inception in leading companies including Acorns, App Annie, Bird, Botkeeper, Bright Health, Boxed, Braintree, Buddy Media, Everything But The House, Extreme Reach, Huffington Post, Icertis, JW Player, Maker Studios, Plated, Scopely, Shipt, TheRealReal, Thrive Market, Trunk Club, Venmo, WideOrbit, and Yeahka.

Greycroft has adopted the Diversity Term Sheet Rider.

Website: www.greycroft.com

Founded: 2006

Total fund size: $2B

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth

Sector: Applications, Media and Entertainment, IoT, Internet, Mobile, Fintech

Ticket Size: $ 4M - $ 15M

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

Greycroft's most notable exits include Axios Media, Flashpoint, and Extreme Reach.

9. Canaan

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Zhejiang Canaan Technology is a pharmaceutical equipment company that designs and manufactures solid dosage processing equipment. The company was founded in 2000, and its headquarters are in Wenzhou City's Yongjia Industrial Park.

Website: www.china-jianan.com

Founded: 2000

Total fund size: CA$20M.

Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth

Sector: Enterprise, Health Care, E-Commerce, Life Sciences, Financial Services, IT, Internet, Messaging and Telecommunications, Software, Fintech

Ticket Size:  $ 100K - $ 10M

Investment Geography: United States, Bay Area (US)

10. Index Ventures

Index Ventures-VC-Fintech.

Index Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London, San Francisco, and Geneva, helping entrepreneurs turn bold ideas into global businesses.

Since 1996, Index has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs who are using technology to reshape the world around us. The companies they’ve started include Adyen, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Farfetch, King, Slack, and Supercell.

Website: www.indexventures.com

Founded: 1996

Total fund size: $12.4B

Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth

Sector: software, Internet, Hardware, Enterprise, Media and Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Advertising, VR/AR, Gaming, Fintech, B2C

Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 60M

Index Ventures's most notable exits include Datadog, Roblox, and Zuora.

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