France, fintech spotlighted in latest European Venture Report
July 20, 2017
After a period of turbulence stemming from political uncertainties, Europe is looking to get its venture industry back on track. The 2Q 2017 European Venture Report breaks down the data showing the origin of the recent decline in deal volume and how record fundraising levels are set to provide a boost.
Highlights of the report:
Paris is set to benefit from new policies encouraging investment and innovation to become a major tech and VC hub in Europe
The largest VC-backed offering since 2014, Delivery Hero's IPO may be a benchmark for investor appetite for further IPOs in 2017
Last year's record fundraising is being followed by further high levels, even though the number of vehicles closed still dwindles