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The U.K. was Europe’s leading country for global technology investment in 2017, and fintech was the single largest category for venture capital investment, according to London & Partners, which commissioned data from PitchBook.

Looking across other European countries’ fintech totals for 2017, Germany was a distant second with $800 million, followed by Sweden with $543 million, Switzerland with $528 million and France coming in at $412 million.

While fintech is the leading category for venture capital in the U.K., Germany and Sweden, the fintech sector ranks third in the overall tech investment landscape in both Switzerland and France, coming in behind medical/health care concepts and data hosting/analytics tools in each country.