Here is a look at our VC coverage from the past week:
• To expand our reports coverage this year, we have broken up our old European Breakdown into separate private equity and venture capital publications. For a recap of 2015 European VC activity, which hit €12.9 billion even as deal count plunged, click here to get access to the report.
• Big Data isn't the flashiest of sectors when you compare it with those getting all the hype these days—IoT, wearables or robotics. But the sector still commands a great amount of VC investor attention, including 5% of total global venture capital invested in 2015. To see the top investors in Big Data, click here.
• Can private company valuations be estimated? We challenged our data science team to deliver an answer: here are the results. For more technical background on the process, click here.
• Just as some businesses and people like to work together, some VCs seem to gravitate toward certain accelerators. We built an interactive chart showing the most active investors in three major accelerators: Y Combinator, Techstars and 500 Startups. Click here to check it out.