Regional Aggregated Venture Capital Value

Regional Aggregated Venture Capital Value

Proof Point

North America attracted highest venture capital financing in 2016 with value of $61 billion or 46% of total

Regional Aggregated Venture Capital Value

2016 (billion US$)

Proof Point Findings

  • Venture Capital – Type of private equity financing providing small, early-stage, emerging firms with high growth potential
  • VC Regional Share – North America received the most venture capital with 3,793 deals valued at $61 billion in 2016, followed by Greater China with 2,045 at $48 billion
  • Large Chinese Deals – China attracting more VC deals as six China-based portfolio companies were included in largest VC acquisitions in 2016
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include rapidly emerging new entrants, increasing competition by retail and strategic investors, improving capital distribution, fluctuating economic and political situations, strengthening private capital strategies and low interest rates

Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

August 30, 2017

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