Oct 11, 2017
From the Global Enterprise Institute
Large deals drive strength of U.S. venture capital (VC) market with the top 10 deals accounting for over $5.8B of the $21.5 invested this quarter.
Highlights from the Venture Pulse Q3 2017 report
- The VC market remained strong in the U.S. during Q3’17, despite an ongoing decline in the total number of deals.
- Healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and biotech attracted significant funding in Q3’17, with related companies accounting for half of the largest VC deals in the U.S.
- To date, the IPO market in the U.S. has been stronger in 2017 relative to 2016.
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