Venture capital deals have dropped 25% in the 2nd Quarter 2014 compared to same quarter 2013, but the capital invested has increased by 40% and the median deal size has gone from $2.1 million to $5 million, a 58% increase.
Median seed deal size in that quarter was $1.2 million, median early stage $5 million and median later stage deal size was $10 million.
Overall, median pre-money valuation increased 43% to $24.6 million, making it tougher to get financing in the second quarter of this year.
Software received the largest investment attention, retail the smallest.
See Pitchbook’s infographic: http://blog.pitchbook.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/PitchBook_2Q_2014_Global_Venture_Capital_DATAGRAPHIC_new.pdf