When the CEO of a top bank warns its shareholders that “Silicon Valley is coming,” as J.P. Morgan’s did last year, it’s a good bet that there may be major disruption on its way to the finance industry. While fintech startups have been catching investors' eyes for some time now—2010 saw 117 VC deals completed in the space—the pace of activity has definitely quickened over the past few years. In total since the beginning of 2010, 1,252 venture capital investors have participated in at least one of the 1,846 deals in fintech startups worldwide, according to the PitchBook Platform. These deals have funneled more than $22.4 billion into the industry, as companies continue to innovate the financial services market.
Here are the 10 most active VC investors in fintech startups since 2010, along with their deal counts: