Note from the CEO: Ranking fintech unicorns is difficult since there are so many different ways to go about it. This article ranks 27 of them by value but omits other measurements such as revenue. But hey, congratulations to them all for making the list. Let’s hope for longevity.
“A lot has changed since we last did our roundup of fintech “unicorns” — private companies worth over $1 billion.
Investment was on the slide even before Brexit, and now economic growth looks shaky in the wake of the shock vote.
Of those on the original unicorn list, some on have gone public, like LendingClub and Square. Others have seen spectacular declines in their value, such as Zenefits and , which has fallen off the list. One has even gone bust: Powa Technologies.”