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PitchBook’s 4Q 2014 U.S. Venture Industry Report was published last week, covering everything VC from deal and fundraising activity to valuation trends and exit data. Check out the video above to see our top five takeaways from the report. To digest the key highlights at your leisure, check out the data visualizations below:
$13.8B was invested in U.S.-based startups, the second-highest quarterly post-crisis figure behind 2Q 2014.
Valuations continue to increase across all sectors at the early and mid stages.
Over 60% of venture financings this year have been up rounds, the highest percentage since 2008.
Exit flow has stayed strong, with 2014 on track to set a post-dot-com high for capital exited.
Venture capital funds continue to find a receptive audience in 3Q as 53 funds hit a final close on a combined $7.6B in commitments.