Venture Capital Financing & Exits Hit 2001 Levels in First Half of 2014 (Quarterly Report) - CB Insi


According to this recent summary by CB Insights, venture capital investing in startups continues to boom. VC funding reached the highest quarterly mark since Q1 2001 with 974 deals representing $13.88B. As always, California (and especially Silicon Valley) led the way with 442 deals and $8.93B invested.

"California VC financing blew up in Q2 as funding and deal levels jumped 55% and 12% on a sequential basis off of multiple nine-figure rounds. Of note, California saw more venture capital deals than the next 15 states combined in Q2’14. San Francisco dominated all California cities in deals and dollars – taking $4.6B in funding across 155 deals."

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https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-report-q2-2014

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