Nine crypto companies made it on this year’s Forbes Fintech 50 list.

June 7, 2022

Among the 50 most innovative private companies in the fintech sector, nine are cryptocurrency-focused firms, according to Forbes.

These nine cryptocurrency-focused companies raised $6.5 billion in venture capital.

Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto exchange FTX raised $1.5 billion last year alone, highest among all other crypto companies.

With a valuation of $35 billion, FTX is the third most valuable private fintech company doing business in the U.S.

San Francisco-based Alchemy with a valuation of over $10 billion also made it to the list.

Ava Labs, Chainalysis, Circle, Paxos, and Fireblock are also among the Forbes Fintech 50.

Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea with the latest valuation of $13.3 billion is also among the 9 crypto companies named by Forbes.