10 charts that explain the slowdown in venture capital since the start of 2015
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The first quarter of 2015 marked a slowdown in venture capital activity, in terms of both the number of deals and cumulative amount invested. But startups and venture capital firms aren’t exactly suffering.
Take a quick tour of the charts to see why.
Yes, the global figures show a pullback in activity.
Funds in North America and Europe raised less money in the first quarter. But collectively, other regions around the world are bucking the trend.
While there were fewer fundraising rounds overall, the median early- and late-stage rounds got bigger.