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- Chime is the most influential company in 2022’s fintech market, returning a score of 7.22 out of 10 in our index. The personal finance giant ranks second for funding (£2 billion) and latest valuation (£21.9 billion), behind Stripe and FTX respectively.
- Between the 50 fintech giants included in the study, an average Fintech score of 4.99 was awarded, with overall funding for the industry leaders standing at over £25 billion.
- Trading in NFTs increased by 21,000% in 2021, and OpenSea – the world’s largest NFT marketplace – ranks second in the study. They boast the most Twitter followers (1.8 million) and have received 2,889,600 Google searches in the last 12 months.
The fintech company with the highest valuation is FTX; the Bahamian cryptocurrency firm is the only contender outside the US to feature in the top 10. The company is currently valued at a whopping £28 billion; Over 17 times more than its funding of £1.6 billion.