Gimi Joins Prestigious Fintech 250
Gimi is proud to be recognised as one of the 250 most promising, private Fintech companies in the world by CB Insights.
Gimi Named in the 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250 list of most promising Fintech Startups.
22nd October 2018: Today CB Insights has named Gimi in its annual Fintech 250, a prestigious group of emerging companies working on groundbreaking financial technology.
As a member of the Fintech 250, Gimi is recognized among a select few Fintech companies within the category “digital banking” for the work to increase the financial well-being of the next generation.
Philip Haglund, founder and CEO at Gimi comments, “Gimi is growing at a rapid pace in several European markets. It is a service that addresses a global problem as we are at the forefront of ensuring the financial well-being of the next generation.
“Young people deserve a means to learn about basic financial concepts and how to manage their money in a digital world. That's what Gimi is all about. We know that there is a long way to go in our work to teach the next generation about money, but we are incredibly proud to be included on this prestigious list. It is a recognition of the necessity of our work, as society transitions from cash to digital payments.” Says Philip Haglund, founder of Gimi.
The CB Insights research team selected the Fintech 250 companies based on several factors including data submitted by each company and their Mosaic Score. The Mosaic Score, based on CB Insights’ algorithm, measures the overall health and growth potential of private companies. Through this evidence-based, statistically-driven approach, the Mosaic Score can help predict a company’s momentum, market health and financial viability.
“After we named the inaugural Fintech 250 in 2017, they went on to raise $23B including 30 rounds of over $100 million. This year, we've added 113 new companies to the Fintech 250 using the CB Insights Mosaic algorithm, and the group is broad, covering everything from insurance tech to consumer banking to capital markets tech. We look forward to the success of this year's group,” said CB Insights CEO Anand Sanwal.
The ‘Digital Banking’-category also featured internationally renowned companies who challenge the traditional banking sector, such as N26, Revolut, and Monzo.