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Last week, I dug into CB Insights’ State of Fintech 2022 report. We’ve already discussed ad nauseam that fintech funding is not just down, but also way down.
And I’m not foolish enough to try and make any real predictions about the state of fintech in 2023.
Instead, I’m going to highlight some specific findings of that report that stood out to me and that I didn’t already write about.
Digital lending funding was down 53% to $11.5 billion in 2022. Dollars raised and…