The number of flotations of companies that have previously received corporate backing has been growing over the past couple years. More interestingly, it has been companies from the life sciences sector that beat other sectors in going public.
Innovative region: Brazil
This is our data snapshot based on last month’s investment activity. The charts and tables have been generated by our data platform GCV Analytics.
GCV Analytics defines the financial services sector as encompassing payment technologies and cryptocurrencies, personal finance and wealth management, insurance, alternative lending, crowdfunding, client and risk analytics, firms and funds, social investing and others.
In this short piece, we provide a comparison of our GCV Analytics data with Pitchbook’s data up until the end of the third quarter of 2018.
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Brazil-based fintech companies have been on the news in recent times, showing the potential of the South American country’s ecosystem.