Has the boom in Seattle's economy overheated prices to the extent it is discouraging entrepreneurial activity? What of the roles played by Amazon and Microsoft—are they thwarting or encouraging innovation?
PitchBook's 2017 Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Seattle utilizes the PitchBook Platform to delve deeply into venture activity, exits and fundraising within the Seattle MSA, contextualizing VC trends within a snapshot of the current economic scene. Analyzing local trends in VC investment by tapping an ecosystem-centric framework, the publication draws from local perspectives and extant PitchBook research to present a snapshot of the health of the current Seattle venture ecosystem.
Report Highlights Include:
- PitchBook datasets on Seattle's VC investment, venture-backed exits and domestic fundraising
- Select economic statistics drawn from a variety of sources including CBRE, , datasets supplied by partners, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and more
- Analysis of outside investor activity within the region