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2014 A Big Year For Venture Capital

Pitchbook’s venture capital report notes: venture capital firms invested $59 billion in 2014, the highest since 2000; over 60% of the deals in 2014 were in rounds of $25 million or more; valuations are on the rise, particularly in later … Continue reading

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Private Equity Deals Cool in 3rd Quarter

Pitchbook reports on private equity deals in third quarter of 2014, including: the number of deals have decreased 26% over same period 2013; capital invested decreased 11% to $203.9 billion; the median deal size is up 19% from $35.8 to … Continue reading

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Venture Capital Deals Shrink In Number, Increase in Size

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. … Continue reading

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VC’s Post Record Quarter

Pitchbook, a data source for the private capital world, ┬áhas a new infographic on venture capital fund raising, investment and exits. The chart shows that in the first quarter 2014, 57 funds raised $10.3 billion in capital, with the median … Continue reading

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Seed Valuations Inflated By Crowd Funding ?

What’s your company worth if it has no customers or revenues? Pitchbook, a data analysis firm, has found that “the median pre-money valuation for all companies at the seed stage has doubled over the last four years from $2.6 million … Continue reading

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