The pace of change in the fintech industry has reached a new high, driven by sweeping global regulations, growing penetration of digital devices, and a slew of capital. For incumbent financial institutions, maintaining market dominance and identifying new growth opportunities will require reacting to an expanding stream of disruptive trends and technologies, from open banking to artificial intelligence.

In a series of five slide decks, Business Insider Intelligence will analyze the five largest megatrends shaping the future of fintech. This deck, the first in the series, will explore how three key trends — new geographical fintech centers, investor focus on late-stage mega-rounds, and the emergence of specialized fintech funds — are driving a surge in funding.

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