Funding Fintech: The latest trends in Crypto, Insurtech and Fintech

Understand the current market trend of crypto, insurtech, and the flow of money in Fintech.

About the course

The Fintech industry is developing and changing as quickly as ever. However, there are some major trends that can be identified to stay on top of this growing industry. It’s also important to understand how it’s connected to other evolving technologies, such as Insurtech, and how the two can compliment each other.

To fully appreciate this complex network, we asked our expert, Lorenzo Chiavarini, the B2B Research Lead at Dealroom, to help us identify the latest trends in Crypto, Insurtech and Fintech and how they can affect each other. You’ll learn about the current market cap of Crypto, the most exciting opportunities that Insurtech introduces, as well as the flow of money in and out of Fintech.

In this course, you will also gain a solid understanding of some of the most exciting Fintech concepts, such as Fintech verticals, exponential age and self-labelled rounds. Moreover, you’ll develop a mental map of the biggest Fintech unicorns worldwide and appreciate their impact on the industry.

Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 65mins

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The expert you’ll be learning from

Lorenzo Chiavarini

B2B Research Lead, Dealroom

Lorenzo Chiavarini is a B2B research and innovation lead at Dealroom, a global data platform for intelligence on startups, innovation, high-growth companies, ecosystems and investment strategies.

Lorenzo has both technical and business background. He closely follows new trends in Fintech and Insurtech every day. He has experience in leading custom research projects on Fintech, Crypto & Defi and Insurtech, as well as tracking and analyzing tech-driven industry developments at Dealroom.

He’s passionate about sharing his expertise and research with others to improve the understanding in those fields.

Course Content

The current state of the cryptocurrency market and the potential impact of recent events on regulatory progress will be discussed in this chapter. The potential for systemic risks within the cryptocurrency market, particularly in the event of a major player collapsing, has led to calls for enhanced regulation by the Bank of England’s financial policy committee. Despite these challenges, the integration of cryptocurrency assets into mainstream finance may pose potential threats.
Lorenzo looks into the Insurtech market which has experienced significant growth in 2021, with a 38% increase in the size of the market. It provides opportunities for embedded insurance, invisible insurance, and the streamlining of traditional insurance processes. The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and the increasing focus on health insurance are key trends within the Insurtech market. Sponsorship of sports teams by Insurtech startups is also seen as a way to attract the right audience and gain exposure.
In this chapter, we will be exploring the current state of fintech investment, including the trends and changes compared to previous years. We will also discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fintech industry and the potential for future growth.
The fintech industry is constantly evolving and presents a range of opportunities and challenges. Through this chapter, we will gain a better understanding of the current trends in crypto and unicorns.
Despite challenges in the cryptocurrency market, including bearish conditions and potential regulatory hurdles, the continued growth of the Insurtech market and strong venture capital funding in the crypto and web3 markets highlight the ongoing potential for innovation in the financial technology sector. The adoption of IoT technologies and a focus on health insurance within the

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