VC Funding Trends Down

In the past five years VC investment and deals completed have trended down. Average deal size remained relatively flat over the same period.

However, we wouldn’t read too much into the numbers. VC investment, like everything else, slumped during the depths of the financial crisis as firms took defensive positions.

Furthermore, as we have discussed before, VC fundraising has been trending up over the past few years, and investment should follow.

This chart is part of a BI Intelligence presentation on startups done today and which will be online shortly.

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