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Jordan Rubio

Data Visualizations Editor

Jordan Rubio is a Seattle-based data visualizations editor at PitchBook. He previously worked at the Houston Chronicle as a data journalist and at the Victoria Advocate as a digital editor. A native of Jacksonville, Fla., Rubio graduated from TCU.

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Global league tables: 2023 Annual

PitchBook’s 2023 Annual Global League Tables in full are below, presented in an interactive format.

US PE earnings dashboard

In this quarterly dashboard, we track trends in key performance metrics for public PE firms from company filings and PitchBook data.

Unicorn companies tracker

Our global unicorn tracker allows you to see all the billion-dollar companies formed since 2016. Explore trends in unicorn formation by filtering for geography or date.

Major league investors: Private equity’s pro sports ties

PE has emerged as a major financier of major league sports. We mapped every connection between buyout firms and pro sports teams.

3 takeaways from VC funding for female founders

Female founders ended 2023 on a strong note as the year closed with the third-highest amount of VC capital raised for female-founded or co-founded startups on record.

Market Map: Biopharma’s gene therapy pivot

Biopharma is a sector undergoing significant change as investment strategies refocus amidst market challenges, regulatory oversight and scientific advances.

Global league tables: Q3 2023

PitchBook’s Q3 2023 Global League Tables in full are below, presented in an interactive format.

Every PE connection to Europe’s top football clubs

Investors have pushed into the niche asset class, snapping up stakes in multiple teams at a time when many clubs are in financial straits from pandemic-era losses.

Market Map: Telehealth startups attract checks in challenging market

Market headwinds have taken their toll on several ecosystems and digital health is no exception, with deal activity reaching a new low in Q2.

Lending league tables: Q2 2023

PitchBook’s Q2 2023 Interactive PE Lending League Tables are now available, presented in an interactive format for greater accessibility and context.

PitchBook Universities: Female founders edition

Female startup founders face well-documented challenges in their entrepreneurial journeys, and attending a university with a strong network of venture-backed founders is one strategy to improve the odds of success.

PitchBook Universities: Europe’s top schools ranked by startup founders

As Europe has grown as a breeding ground for innovative tech startups, its universities have risen to the challenge of educating tomorrow’s founders.

PitchBook Universities: Top 100 colleges ranked by startup founders

PitchBook’s annual list compares undergraduate and graduate programs by tallying up the number of startup founders among their alumni.

Market Map: Game development startups level up creators

Investors are looking toward new tools that will help the next wave of game developers to create hit games.

Global league tables: Q2 2023

PitchBook’s Q2 2023 Global League Tables in full are below, presented in an interactive format.

Market Map: Can AI help supply chain tech snap a bearish trend?

As companies look to navigate the post-pandemic world, technology dealing with global supply chains remains paramount amid new regulations and industrial policy in the US, increased competition between China and the US, and sanctions on Russia.

Market Map: Foodtech serves up big ideas as deals shrink

Although VC funding levels are the lowest they’ve been since 2017, there have been several notable advances in foodtech, especially in the alt-protein segment.

Inside Sam Altman’s VC portfolio

Venture investors have been spending increasing amounts of capital in AI recently, with OpenAI a main beneficiary of the influx of cash.

Lending league tables: Q1 2023

PitchBook’s Q1 2023 Interactive PE Lending League Tables are now available, presented in an interactive format for greater accessibility and context.

Global league tables: Q1 2023

PitchBook’s Q1 2023 Global League Tables in full are below, presented in an interactive format.
SVB

Tracker: The banks scooping up ex-SVB talent

HSBC, Stifel and Moelis & Co. have added at least 50 senior bankers from Silicon Valley Bank since its collapse.

Map: 10 cities powering China’s PE growth

A handful of Chinese cities, aided by government policies and geography, have quickly given rise to industries and businesses that are catching PE investors’ attention.

Market Map: Ecommerce investors’ shopping spree slackens

Fueled by lockdowns and newly emerging platforms, ecommerce saw explosive growth during the pandemic.

Market Map: Healthcare services are not immune to broader economic trends

The healthcare services sector still had a robust amount of PE deal activity in 2022, but it wasn’t immune to broader economic uncertainty.

Lending league tables: 2022 annual

PitchBook’s 2022 Annual Interactive PE Lending League Tables are now available, presented in an interactive format for greater accessibility and context.

Market Map: Enterprise fintech startups win over the CFO crowd

The financial technology industry continues to be an attractive space for investors despite inflation and higher interest rates, as the pandemic led to more people and businesses relying on digital financial services.

Calculate it: How long will it take to grow into old valuations?

It’s a tough pill to swallow, but the entire VC ecosystem is slowly accepting that it will be a long slog to return to the peak of pandemic-era valuations.