Venture capitalists still look to be bullish on Europe's fintech companies heading into 2021.
Instead, they focused on areas such as decentralized finance, lending, cryptocurrencies, and access to capital markets for 2021.
We asked investors to pick one company in their portfolio and one non-portfolio company for this year's list.
Respondents include funds like SpeedInvest, Passion Capital, Seedcamp, Balderton Capital and LocalGlobe/Latitude, who rank among the most active fintech investors on the continent.
In no particular order, here are the 19 hottest fintech startups in Europe this year:
Venture, Passion, Balderton
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