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Payments firms raised record sums in 2021

December 28, 2021

The rapidly evolving payments landscape inspired investors to pump money into these payment technology companies at a feverish pace, setting the stage for the record-breaking year.

The investment haul in 2021 has already far outpaced 2020’s totals, when funding amounted to $16.1 billion, and 539 deals were recorded. The 2021 sums also top 2018, the last record-setting year for investments in the payments sector, when companies brought in $26.4 billion across 483 investments.

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