FinTech Startup Pagaya Raises $102M
Fintech refers to technological innovations in the financial sector, introducing improved alternatives for the various banking and financial services and products. In addition to providing better, quicker and less expensive financial services, more attuned to the needs of the millennial generation. Fintech also provides technological financial access for inhabitants of various communities across the globe, in locations which were unable to access sufficient (if any) financial services. Over the past few years, the Israeli Fintech industry has established itself as a frontrunner in financial innovation, boasting several unique strengths and advantages that have enabled its success within the global market, and offer distinctive benefits. These include recognized local expertise in such cross-over technologies as cybersecurity, big data analytics, and AI, as well as an active and diverse entrepreneurial Fintech community with a global outlook.
This brief gives a high-level overview of the Israeli Fintech industry, global challenges, and solutions, a breakdown of the local ecosystem into sub-sectors and special qualities of the Israeli Fintech industry and its success stories.Start-up Nation Central Fintech Brief 508 KB PDF
FinTech Startup Pagaya Raises $102M
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