Investors continued to write big cheques to FinTech companies in January led by Checkout.com, a payments solution provider, which raised $1bn in Series D. Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain deals dominate the list of top FinTech deals in January, three out of the ten spots on the list. OpenSea, an NFT marketplace, made the list with $300m raised in their latest funding round from led by Paradigm, Kathryn Haun and Coatue. The company is riding high on the crypto and NFT wave and has captured a staggering market share of 97% for NFT transactions as of November 2021. OpenSea has managed this due to the high level of trust consumers want when transferring digital assets whilst also beating similar competition such as Rare Bits.
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