PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor
July 9, 2018
Maybe more than ever before, the first half of 2018 embodied the high level of capital availability throughout the US venture industry. $57.5 billion was invested across 4,000 deals, pacing the year to surpass 2017's decade-high total for capital invested by the end of next quarter. Never since the dot-com era has so much capital flowed into every stage. The 2Q 2018 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, written in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank, Perkins Coie and Solium, analyzes the data behind the continued boom for US VC, looking at deals, exits and fundraising through the lens all participants in the market. This edition contains breakdowns of corporate VC, mega-deals and nontraditional investment, as well as a Q&A on the life sciences market.