How the 20 Biggest Names in VC Invest at Series A and B
April 29, 2014
Median pre-money valuations for venture capital rounds have continued to rise over the past several years, reaching a decade high in 2013. And even when the first quarter of 2014 saw a record level of VC capital invested, this persistent growth in VC-backed company valuations has continued to lead the headlines. Some are even warning that we’re in a tech bubble, while others don’t believe the hype.
Whether we’re in a bubble or not, most agree that it’s a hard environment to raise early stage funding right now—especially worrying for startups, since many experts believe that raising an impressive Series B is one of the most important indicators of a company’s future success. As such, we at PitchBook decided to share some stats related to both Series A and B valuations in 2013, with a focus on understanding how some of the most recognizable firms in the industry are allocating their capital.
To view the full datagraphic on valuations and investment amounts for the 20 biggest names in VC, click here.