Since the start of 2014, 853 VC investors have completed at least one investment in the state of New York, according to the PitchBook Platform, with the 1,136 combined financings valued at almost $11 billion. Deal activity has centered around software companies (49% of deal flow), however the state's commercial services (13%), media (8%) and retail (4%) sectors have seen their fair share of attention. New York has also seen increasingly diverse investor participation; from 2011 to 2014, the number of VC investors completing deals in the state each year has risen, jumping from 438 to 652. Of the VCs active in New York since the start of 2014, 136 manage between $100 million and $500 million of assets, while another 103 manage at least $1 billion.
Top VC investors in New York since the start of 2014, along with their deal counts: