\The European fintechs to watch in 2021

\The European fintechs to watch in 2021

2021's shaping up to be another record year for European fintech but what are the startups to watch?

Financial technology is, by a long way, the hottest startup sector in Europe in terms of money raised.

But which are the most exciting startups and scaleups? Which are the ones to watch in 2021?

Our team of experts at Sifted have chosen a list of more than 100 exciting companies we think you need to know about, with an added “Sifted take” to provide an extra layer of insight on the most interesting.

It's a mixture of the big and the small, the well known and the under the radar. But all are making waves. Keep reading below and stay informed about Europe’s new economy!

(P.S The data is from European Startups with valuation estimates from Dealroom. If there is anyone missing from this list, or anything is wrong, please let us know by email at [email protected]).

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

Lovys's logo

Lovys

A simple monthly subscription for all your insurance needs

b2c / insurance

lovys.fr

Paris, France

2017

€22m

SERIES A

€73-109m

50-100

Assurly's logo

Assurly

Helps consumers quickly find and change their home loan insurance

b2c / insurance

assurly.com

Paris, France

2017

€6m

SEED

€24-46m

10-50

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Sorare's logo

Sorare

A global fantasy football game where managers can trade official digital collectibles

gaming / esports

sorare.com

Saint-Mandé, France

2018

€536m

SERIES B

€3.5b

10-50

Moneyhub's logo

Moneyhub

Clarity and control over your finances

b2b / financial management solutions

moneyhub.com

Bristol, UK

2011

€16m

LATE VC

€65-98m

50-100

Tractable's logo

Tractable

Develops artificial intelligence for accident & disaster recovery

b2b / insurance

tractable.ai

London, UK

2014

€104m

SERIES D

€909m

100-500

Copper's logo

Copper

Copper is transforming how institutional investors engage with digital assets, providing market-leading infrastructure in addition to custody, trading and prime brokerage solutions

b2b / crypto and defi

copper.co

London, UK

2018

€54m

SERIES B

€182-273m

50-100

Pento's logo

Pento

Making payroll digital and flexible for everyone

b2b / payments

pento.io

London, UK

2016

€17m

SERIES A

€57-85m

10-50

Treecard's logo

Treecard

Building an ecosystem of responsible alternatives to everyday services like banking and internet search

b2b / payments

treecard.org

London, UK

2020

€6m

SEED

€19-28m

10-50

Payfit's logo

Payfit

Payfit simplifies payroll management, expense reports, as well as absences and leaves of your employees

b2b / enterprise software

payfit.com

Paris, France

2015

€180m

SERIES D

€360-540m

500-1000

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WhenThen's logo

WhenThen

WhenThen allows you to create any type and number of payment flows in minutes and orchestrate how, when and why they collect, process and manage payments, all through a simple to use no-code interface

b2b / payments

whenthen.com

Dublin, Ireland

2020

€6m

SEED

€22-33m

10-50

Wagestream's logo

Wagestream

Wagestream | Building Financial Resilience for your Workforce

London, UK

2018

€67m

SERIES B

€84-125m

100-500

Clim8's logo

Clim8

Moving billions of pounds of investments into clean energy and truly green, sustainable companies

saas / wealth management

clim8invest.com

London, UK

2019

€18m

SEED

€14-21m

50-100

Zopa's logo

Zopa

Zopa offers peer-to-peer loans with low rates, flexible terms, and no early repayment fees.

mortgages & lending / banking

zopa.com

London, UK

2005

€434m

LATE VC

€780m

100-500

Zumo's logo

Zumo

Net zero mobile app for buying, selling, and spending crypto

crypto and defi / mobile app

zumo.money

Edinburgh, Scotland

2017

€16m

EARLY VC

€60m

10-50

Quantexa's logo

Quantexa

AI technology connecting and analyzing data points

b2b / enterprise software

quantexa.com

London, UK

2016

€219m

SERIES D

€773m

500-1000

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