05/02/19 09:00 UTC-4

The Forbes "Fintech50" list includes 5 cryptocurrency companies

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In the Forbes "Fintech50" rating, 5 cryptocurrency companies were listed

On February 4, Forbes published the traditional rating of the "Fintech50 2019 companies. The list was edited by Matt Schifrin and Janet Novack. This year, the list included 5 crypto-companies: Coinbase, Circle, Gemini, Ripple and Bitfury.

Recall that last year, according to the results of "Fintech50 2018", 9 crypto-companies and 11 startups closely related to the crypto-sphere were on the list. Due to the unstable state of the cryptocurrency market, Forbes 2019 left Chainalysis, Symbiont (from the Alibaba Group), ShapeShift and the Robinhood Crypto-Exchange.

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The Forbes "Fintech50"

On February 4, Forbes published a traditional list of companies that are in the 50 most profitable and promising. The traditional rating of "Fintech50 2019" enterprises was edited by two key publishing specialists.

Above the list of Fintech50 worked: editor Janet Novak from Washington, which specializes in taxation, financial planning and pension policy, and Matt Schifrin, managing editor for investment, markets and personal finance. The latter, by the way, is Vice President and Managing Editor of Investing for Forbes Media, with more than 25 years’ experience in Forbes.

The preface to the list says that although the cryptocurrency market collapsed significantly at the end of 2018, many crypto-companies continue to grow due to ICOICO
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and investments. According to the information in the preface, last year the fintech companies received more than 55 billion dollars of investments.

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"The big fintechs are getting bigger –19 from the Fintech50 list in 2019 are estimated at $ 1 billion or more." – Forbes.

According to "Fintech50 2019", 5 crypto-companies are listed in the "Cryptocurrencies and blockchain" section: Bitfury (Amsterdam) with funding of $ 150 million, Circle (Boston) with financial support – $ 246 million, Coinbase (San Francisco) – $ 525 million dollars, Coinbase (San Francisco) – 94 million dollars and Gemini (New York).

The Forbes "Fintech50" rating lists 5 cryptocurrency companies. Recall that in the last year’s Fintech50 ranking, the list of crypto-enterprises was slightly larger. Among the companies included in the Forbes rating in 2018 were Bitfury, BlockchainBlockchain
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, Coinbase, Xapo, ShapeShift, Ripple, Chainalysis, Chain, Robinhood and Veem.

Editor: Yulia Krasnaya

See also: "Facebook hired workers from the Chainspace blockchain-startup"

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