KPMG Enterprise’s Global Network for Innovative Startups and CB Insights (the ‘go to’ name for insights related to venture capital investment) launched the 5th edition of the Venture Pulse Report. The report analyses the latest global trends in venture capital investment data and provides insights from both a global and regional perspective. This edition of the quarterly series provides in-depth analysis on venture capital investments across North America, EMA and ASPAC and will cover a range of issues such as financing and deal sizes, unicorns, industry highlights and corporate investment.
Global VC investment rose slightly between Q1 and Q2 as a result of $1 billion+ funding rounds by ‘decacorns’ – companies valued at over $10 billion, including Uber, SnapChat and Didi Chuxing. Comparatively, deal volume continued to decline – likely a result of numerous factors, from market uncertainties associated with Brexit, the November US presidential election, a slowdown of the Chinese economy and the potential increase in US interest rates – to the hangover resulting from the valuation highs created in 2015 which continues to see VC investors questioning high valuations.
This edition of the report seeks to answer a number of key questions, including:
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