Forbes 2018 FinTech 50 – Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency Driving Financial Services Disruption

The Forbes FinTech 50 list for 2018 is out and no surprise that Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency business is driving Financial Services in the digital economy.  Payments, investing, lending and data & analytics being the top categories.  

 

 

 

Company Name Location Category Funding
Acorns Irvine, CA Investing, Personal Finance, Consumers $101 million
Addepar Mountain View, CA Investing, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $215 million
Adyen Amsterdam Consumers, Small Business, Payments $266 million
Affirm San Francisco Consumers, Small Business, Payments, Lending $450 million
Ayasdi Menlo Park, CA Data & Analytics, Wall Street $106 million
Betterment New York City Investing, Personal Finance, Consumers $275 million
Better Mortgage New York City Consumers, Lending $65 million
The Bitfury Group Amsterdam Wall Street, Blockchain & Bitcoin $90 million
Blend San Francisco Consumers, Wall Street, Lending $160 million
Blockchain London Blockchain & Bitcoin, Investing, Consumers $70 million
Cadre New York City Investing, Consumers, Wall Street $130 million
Chain San Francisco Blockchain & Bitcoin, Wall Street $43.7 million
Chainalysis New York City Data & Analytics, Wall Street, Blockchain & Bitcoin $1.6 million
CircleUp San Francisco Investing, Small Business, Consumers, Lending $53 million
Coinbase San Francisco Blockchain & Bitcoin, Investing, Consumers $217 million
CommonBond New York City Consumers, Wall Street, Lending $86.2 million
Credit Karma San Francisco Personal Finance, Consumers, Data & Analytics, Lending $368.5 million
Digital Reasoning Nashville Investing, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $76 million
Earnin Palo Alto, CA Personal Finance, Consumers $65 million
Ellevest New York City Investing, Personal Finance, Consumers $44.5 million
Enigma New York City Investing, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $34.6 million
Feedzai San Mateo, CA Consumers, Data & Analytics, Wall Street, Payments $82 million
Forter New York City Consumers, Data & Analytics, Small Business, Payments $50 million
Fundrise Washington, D.C. Investing, Consumers $50 million
GreenSky Atlanta Consumers, Wall Street, Small Business, Lending $560 million
Guideline San Mateo, CA Investing, Personal Finance, Consumers, Small Business $24 million
Gusto San Francisco Consumers, Small Business, Payments $176 million
iCapital Network New York City Investing, Consumers, Wall Street, Data & Analytics $55 million
IEX New York City Investing, Wall Street, Data & Analytics $100 million
Kabbage Atlanta Data & Analytics, Small Business, Lending $500 million
Kensho Cambridge, MA Investing, Wall Street, Data & Analytics $150 million
Lemonade New York City Personal Finance, Consumers, Data & Analytics $180 million
LendingHome San Francisco Investing, Consumers, Small Business, Lending $166 million
Metromile San Francisco Personal Finance, Consumers, Data & Analytics $205.5 million
Plaid San Francisco Consumers, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $60 million
Qapital New York City Investing, Personal Finance, Consumers, Data & Analytics $17.3 million
Quandl Toronto Investing, Wall Street, Consumers, Data & Analytics $20 million
Remitly Seattle Consumers, Payments $200 million
Ripple San Francisco Wall Street, Payments, Blockchain & Bitcoin $93.6 million
Robinhood Palo Alto, CA Investing, Consumers, Blockchain & Bitcoin $176 million
Shapeshift Zug, Switzerland Investing, Consumers, Blockchain & Bitcoin $12.2 million
Stripe San Francisco Consumers, Wall Street, Small Business, Payments $450 million
Symbiont New York City Wall Street, Investing, Blockchain & Bitcoin $15.4 million
Symphony Palo Alto, CA Investing, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $234 million
Tala Santa Monica, CA Consumers, Data & Analytics, Lending $44 million
TransferWise London Consumers, Small Business, Payments $397 million
Trumid New York City Investing, Data & Analytics, Wall Street $82 million
Upstart San Carlos, CA Consumers, Data & Analytics, Wall Street, Lending $110 million
Veem San Francisco Consumers, Small Business, Payments, Blockchain & Bitcoin $40 million
Xapo Palo Alto, CA Investing, Consumers, Blockchain & Bitcoin $41 million

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