Now that 2018 is complete, let’s see how exit activity for financial technology (fintech) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual fintech exit events over time.
As the graphic demonstrates, fintech exit activity had the highest year on record in 2018 with 89 exit events. It represents a 2% increase from the previous year’s exit activity. In addition, fintech exit activity grew at a CAGR of 41% over the past 5 years. It’ll be interesting to see if its exit activity will drop in 2019 or reach even higher levels.