The Top Fintech Trends That Can Earn You Funding in 2023

  • By Nicole Mirabal
    • Apr 06, 2023
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The fintech industry has been growing rapidly, and so is the competitiveness of the field. With consumers always on the lookout for the next big thing, enticing projects are essential for Fintech creators, and consequently funding for these projects. And, the year 2023 looks to be no different, with several exciting fintech available, there are trends within the industry that appear to be attracting funding. Here are some of the top fintech trends that are attracting funding in 2023:

Blockchain-Based Solutions: 

Blockchain technology is becoming a fintech staple due to its ability to provide secure, transparent, and decentralized financial solutions. Blockchain-powered projects that can facilitate faster, cheaper, and more secure transactions, such as cross-border payments and digital asset exchanges are attracting funding opportunities. According to a report by Accenture, the adoption of blockchain technology in the financial industry is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, with estimated cost savings of up to $20 billion per year by 2025.

Machine Learning-Powered Fraud Detection: 

Fraud is a pressing issue for the financial industry, but machine learning algorithms can help identify fraudulent transactions in real-time. Interest  in fintech startups that use machine learning to detect and prevent fraud have been particularly large in the areas of credit card fraud and identity theft. Coincidentally, machine learning is becoming an essential tool in the fight against financial crime. As a result, investment in this area is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.

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Digital Asset Management: 

With the increasing adoption of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, funding is becoming available for fintech startups that provide secure and reliable digital asset management solutions. This includes services such as custody, trading, and portfolio management. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the digital asset management market is expected to grow from $2.3 billion in 2021 to $5.4 billion by 2026.

Regtech Solutions: 

Compliance with regulations is a significant challenge for financial institutions, but regtech startups are using technology to automate compliance processes and reduce regulatory risks. Fintech startups that provide regtech solutions such as KYC (know your customer) and AML (anti-money laundering) compliance are attracting many funding opportunities. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the regtech market is expected to grow from $6.3 billion in 2020 to $16.0 billion by 2025.

In conclusion, the fintech industry is evolving rapidly, and many funding programs are becoming available to support the growth of this sector. Fintech startups that are leveraging the latest technologies such as blockchain, machine learning, while also addressing key challenges such as fraud prevention and regulatory compliance, are likely to be eligible for several funding programs including government grants, and SR&ED.

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Nicole Mirabal
Nicole Mirabal

Brand Content Executive

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