Tessa Griffin 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. Click the image below for the full datagraphic.
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