Global Venture Capital Deals and Value

Global Venture Capital Deals and Value

Proof Point

Global venture capital (VC) market funded 9,717 deals valued at $134 billion in 2016, with value increasing 33% since 2013

Global Venture Capital Deals and Value

2013 – 2016 (number of deals and US$ billions)

Proof Point Findings

  • Venture Capital – Private equity financing provided to small, early-stage, and emerging firms with high growth potential
  • VC Value Growth – Venture capital investments value increased significantly, reaching $134 billion in 2016 from $57 billion in 2010, though total deals decreased slightly from 9,785 to 9,717
  • Lower Q1 2017 – 2017 Q1 saw 2,420 deals funded, valued at $31 billion, lower than $40 billion in 2016 Q1
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include rapidly emerging new entrants, increasing competition by retail and strategic investors, improving capital distribution, strengthening private capital strategies, and lower interest rates

Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

June 25, 2017

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