Here are highlights of our VC coverage over the past week:
OnDeck and Lending Club, both of which had recent successful IPOs, are evidence that the online lending industry is really picking up steam. To see additional companies in the space that have landed VC funding this year and may be primed for exits, click here.
About 840 VC investors have backed at least one company in the global pharmaceutical & biotechnology industry in the past three years. Want to see the top investors in the space? Click here.
The size of European VC funds is quickly growing, and the median size of these vehicles has reached $116 million in 2014, the highest figure in at least a decade. Check out some of the largest European VC funds closed since 2010 by clicking here.
There has been a record amount of venture capital invested in rare disease/orphan drug startups in 2014. Click here to see which key factors may be driving this trend.
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