Check out the VC coverage that you may have missed this week:
Since the beginning of 2010, 210 VC investors have invested a total of $4.1 billion in companies based in the U.S. Midwest, spanning 380 deals. To see the four most active investors in the region, click here. PitchBook Platform users can see the full list of investors, as well as the underlying data of investment activity in the Midwest, by clicking here.
European venture deal activity has slid steadily since the beginning of 2014, but the total value of capital invested has never been higher. For a comprehensive overview of the European private investment scene, including deal flow by sector and region, as well as fundraising activity and more, click here to access our latest European PE Breakdown for free. PitchBook clients can download the report in the reports library of our platform; premium newsletter subscribers were emailed a copy Monday.
So far in 2015, nearly 1,600 Series A financings have been completed worldwide, raising a combined $13 billion. Diverging trends in capital invested and deal flow have helped the Series A median round size jump to $5.3 million for the year to date, a 32% increase over 2014 ($4M). PitchBook Platform users can access the full data on Series A investment activity by clicking here. If you're interested in this type of data, contact us today.
The dynamic, fast-paced nature of the VC industry can make it difficult for companies and service providers to keep track of the startup space, and develop strategic business relationships with emerging companies. We recently took this problem head on with a 35-minute webinar that will show you how to use VC industry data to build a stronger business development strategy for startup companies. Click here to watch the video.