Global AI VC/PE Investments Share by Country

Global AI VC:PE Investments Share by Country

Proof Point

Nearly 62% of global artificial intelligence venture capital and private equity investments went to startups in the United States in 2016

Global AI VC/PE Investments Share by Country

2016 (percentage)

Proof Point Findings

  • Global AI Deal Share – U.S. startups led global artificial intelligence VC/PE investment activity in 2016, with 62% or 406 of 658 total deals
  • Burgeoning AI Hubs – United Kingdom and Israel, considered as emerging hubs for AI startups, received 7% and 4% of total investment deals in 2016, respectively
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include exponentially advancing processing power, proliferation of new learning algorithms, rapidly emerging new entrants, increasing industry demand for automation solutions, and intensifying competition between large tech companies in artificial intelligence


Market Disruption


Date Last Updated

June 2, 2017

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