The state of the U.S. venture industry in 7 charts
April 21, 2016
There's been a lot of talk as of late about the state of the venture capital industry. Has the correction hit? Are investors tightening their grips on their checkbooks? How much money is being raised for new VC funds?
Our recently released Venture Industry Report covers all this and more, including data on fundraising, investment activity by stage and exits.
We know it may be hard to find time to read through the entire report so we've taken key charts and included them below to give you an easy-to-digest version of the general trends. If you're curious to read more, click here to download your free version of our latest Venture Industry Report.
Sustained activity at the late stage has helped keep capital invested totals elevated
U.S. VC activity
U.S. angel & seed rounds saw a decline in both deal count and capital invested
U.S. angel & seed activity
U.S. early-stage VC deal count dipped again, while capital invested increased noticeably
U.S. early-stage VC activity
U.S. late-stage VC saw an increase in both deal count and capital invested
U.S. late-stage VC activity
Round sizes for both early-stage and late-stage VC are rising
U.S. early-stage and late-stage round sizes
U.S. venture-backed exit activity continues its downward trend in both size and count
U.S. venture-backed exit activity
U.S. VC fundraising remains high even amid an uncertain investing environment
U.S. VC fundraising
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