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Market Indicators

PitchBook VC Dealmaking Indicator

The PitchBook VC Dealmaking Indicator leverages deal-level data to quantify how startup friendly or investor friendly the capital raising environment is. The Indicator incorporates PitchBook’s deal term, deal attribute, fundraising, and deal flow data to compose an indicator which compares early-stage and late-stage deal activity.

PitchBook Indexes

Combining PitchBook’s expertise in private markets with Morningstar’s public equity data, we have constructed multiple indexes that track private to public company performance.

PitchBook PE Barometer

The PitchBook Private Equity Barometer is a linear regression model that incorporates information from 14 macroeconomic, credit, and equity indicators, which have proven statistically significant in explaining the variance in quarterly PE returns.

Dashboards

US VC female founders dashboard

Our interactive dashboard dives into US investment trends for women in VC since the start of 2008, using data sourced from the PitchBook Platform. Users can filter the data to isolate specific trends.

European VC female founders dashboard

Our interactive dashboard dives into European investment trends for female-founded startups since the start of 2008, using data sourced from the PitchBook Platform.

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.

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.

SoftBank Vision Fund Dashboard

SoftBank’s Vision Funds posted a $4 billion gain in the latest quarter, helped by the strong performance of Bytedance and a run by public tech stocks.

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.

Leaderboards

Lending league tables: Q3 2023

PitchBook’s Q3 2023 Interactive PE Lending League Tables are now available, presented in an interactive format for greater accessibility and context.

Global league tables: Q3 2023

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

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.

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