Global FinTech Market was valued at USD7301.78 billion in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 26.87% during the forecast period. Rising popularity for digital payments, increased investments in technology-based solutions, supportive government regulations, increased adoption of IOT devices are expected to positively influence the global FinTech market in the coming years. Rising innovations like mobile wallets, digitized money, paperless lending, etc., and adoption of e-commerce platforms across the economies, coupled with rising smartphone penetration have paved the way for increasing FinTech transactions. However, concerns related to data security, lack of mobile and technology expertise may hamper the FinTech market during the forecast period.

Global FinTech market can be segmented into technology, service, application, and region. Based on technology, the market can be segmented into API, AI, blockchain, distributed computing and others, including big data, robotic process automation, etc. The AI segment is expected to witness the highest growth rate through 2026. AI has become a critical element of the FinTech industry in terms of collecting data, analyzing information, and creating customer-centric products. The banking firms across the globe, in order to prevent the loss of sensitive customer information, are implementing advanced risk analytics and fraud detection capabilities that are powered by AI. Increased implementation of advanced risk analytics and fraud detection is contributing to the growing share of the segment.


Based on service, the market can be segmented into payment, fund transfers, personal finance, loans, insurance, and others including equity, wealth management, etc. The payment segment is expected to dominate the market in the year 2020, however the insurance segment is expected to grow at the fastest growth rate in the forecast period.  

Based on end use industry, the market is sub-segmented into banking, insurance, securities, and others including ecommerce, ITR, etc. The banking segment captures the highest market share in the year 2020 and is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period as well. Banks and start-ups in this space are developing e-wallets and payment interfaces to maintain services & deliver a better and faster user experience.

Regionally, the FinTech market has been segmented into various regions including Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, and Middle East & Africa. Among these regions, Asia-Pacific region is expected to exhibit the highest growth in the forecast period primarily on the account of expanding customer base, largest population share of Gen Z and millennials, and willingness to accept new technology and huge market opportunity to convert from cash to digital payments.

The major players operating in the Global FinTech Market are Ant Group Co. Ltd., Paypal Holdings Inc., Tencent Holdings Ltd, Robinhood Markets Inc., Google Payment Corp., One97 Communications Ltd., Adyen NV., Qudian Inc., Afterpay Limited, Nexi SpA, Klarna Bank AB, Social Finance, Inc., Avant, LLC. These companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers and acquisitions and new service developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022-2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth in the market size of the Global FinTech Market from 2016 to 2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Global FinTech Market from 2021 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026.
  • To classify and forecast the Global FinTech Market based on technology, service, application, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify the dominant region or segment in the Global FinTech Market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the Global FinTech Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the Global FinTech Market.
  • To identify and analyze the profiles of leading players operating in the Global FinTech Market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in the Global FinTech Market.