On February 7, KPMG released a semi-annual report highlighting global fintech investment trends, showing that in 2021, global fintech financing in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital will total $210 billion, with record transaction volume. of 5684 pens. Of these, the crypto and blockchain sectors will see the biggest growth in 2021.
It is reported that global investment in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space has risen sharply from $5.4 billion in 2020 to a record $30 billion in 2021, while the number of transactions increased from 627 to 1,332 in the same period.
The industry has also seen a number of big deals, including Bahamas-based FTX raising $1 billion, US-based NYDIG raising $767 million, and Celsius Network raising $750 million. The surge in investment and trading activity reflects a growing recognition of the potential role of cryptocurrencies and their underlying technologies in the modern financial system.