B2B has been also the strongest sector in Fintech especially in payments with players like Adyen, GlobalCollect and Stripe, but also in sectors like security, AI, etc.
It was one of the biggest weeks for B2B FinTech investment in months. Alternative lending, eProcurement and cross-border payments innovators all saw impressive activity (though several funding values remained private), and one single startup raised $165 million — more than the rest of the eight other funding rounds this week combined. Tricentis In what was the largest venture capital funding round of the week by far, Tricentis reportedly raised $165 million from backers of its software testing services — investment that analysts say will help the startup gain footing in a competitive market dominated by Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Tricentis secured the Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners and occurred about a week before reports first surfaced of the investment round.