COVID-19: why some fintech sectors are vulnerable (

A sector-by-sector analysis of what might happen to European fintech firms during the COVID-19 crisis.

“As the coronavirus pandemic begins to weigh on the economy, fears are growing that financial startups will be hit hard, as investors invest less and consumer spending slows. Yet fintech is a broad sector, making it hard to generalise about the impact of coronavirus.”

Fintech sectors impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

  • Challenger banks
  • Payments
  • FX
  • Trading
  • Wealth managers
  • SME lending
  • Consumer lending
  • Mortgage challengers
  • Insurtech

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Posted by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

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