Global venture-backed fintech funding reached almost $23 billion in the first quarter of 2021, a 110% quarter-over-quarter increase, according to CB Insights’ latest report and webinar, The State of Fintech.  Accounting for the increased investment in fintech companies were 57 mega rounds, or financings, that raised over $100 million.  Overall, there were 614 fintech

At the intersection of insurance and technology, insurtech companies are flourishing.  According to a recent report by CB Insights, companies in the insurtech sector raised approximately $6.35 billion in private funding in 314 deals in 2019, globally.  2019 accounted for approximately 33.9% of all investments to date in insurtech companies.  Private capital raises by