The median late-stage VC valuation has more than doubled in size since 2009, while Series D+ round valuations hit a median of $250 million during 1H 2017. What's driving this uninterrupted surge?
Our 1H 2017 VC Valuations Report analyzes data from all stages of the venture lifecycle in order to explore the key drivers.
- Valuations have continued to rise as companies enter each stage later in their business cycles
- Despite nontraditionals' pullback, record dry powder and fundraising has kept late-stage round sizes and values high
- Participation rates are falling at all stages