The UK's fintech sector - downloadable factsheet

Posted: 25 Feb 2021

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London has one of the world's highest concentrations of financial and professional firms.Fintech is redefining the finance sector globally, driven by customer demand and technical innovation and the UK is leading the way. The UK is home to one of the largest and most forward-looking cluster of financial and professional services firms, and a consumer base with one of the highest fintech adoption rates in the world at 71% - providing a huge partner and customer opportunity for fintech firms.

The UK attracted a record $11.6bn in fintech investment in 2021, representing nearly half of all investment in Europe.Access to finance for fast growing firms is also easier in the UK, with the UK alone attracting nearly half of all fintech investment in Europe in 2021. Combined with access to top global financial services and technology talent and a highly supportive regulatory regime, the UK is a natural hub for fintech as one of the world’s most innovative ecosystems.  

For more information about the UK fintech sector, download the factsheet. 
 

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