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PitchBook Analyst Note: The Effect of Capital Resources on Dealmaking

4Q 2019

PitchBook Analyst Note: The Effect of Capital Resources on Dealmaking

November 15, 2019

PitchBook Analyst Note: The Effect of Capital Resources on Dealmaking
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In this note, our analysts examine select VC ecosystems to determine how capital resources affect companies raising new money. Access to capital resources is a key indicator of the development of VC ecosystems, and shapes how startups raise funding throughout their lifecycle. The Bay Area’s high number of investors and varied fund sizes makes it a unique area in which startups don’t need to travel far to find lead investors for their deals. This note also considers patterns surrounding local and outside investor funding from the seed and early stage to the late stage of a company's lifecycle.