Venture Pulse: Q1’16 Global analysis of venture funding | KPMG | OM

Venture Pulse: Q1’16 Global analysis of venture funding

Venture Pulse: Q1’16 Global analysis of venture funding

Quarterly global report on VC trends published jointly by KPMG International and CB Insights.

Quarterly global report on VC trends published by KPMG International and CB Insights.

KPMG Enterprise’s Global Network for Innovative Startups and CB Insights (the ‘go to’ name for insights related to venture capital investment) launched the 3rd 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.

The first quarter of 2016 extended the global decline in VC activity, with both total deal volume and deal value declining further following a major dip in Q4’15. An economic slowdown in China, rising interest rates and an approaching election in the US, and a June referendum over the UK’s future in the European Union are some of the factors driving VC investors to take a more measured investment approach. While disconcerting to the VC community, the decline in VC activity is likely to be a short-term trend given the amount of liquidity in the market around the globe.

This edition of the report seeks to answer a number of key questions, including: 

  • What’s driving the decline in VC activity – and will it last?
  • Why are corporates so active in the VC market?
  • Is the Unicorn trend dead?
  • How is digital health bucking investment trends?

See the full report for details.

Connect with us

Venture Pulse Blog

Blog series covering topics related to venture capital investment globally.

 
Read more

Venture Pulse: Q4 Global analysis of venture funding

KPMG Enterprise and CB Insights launch Q4 report on global trends in venture capital investment.

 
Read more

Venture Pulse: Q3 Global analysis of venture funding

Report shows VC-backed companies continue a steady rise, with increased attention to on...

 
Read more

Venture Pulse: Q2 Global analysis of venture funding

VC-backed companies haul in US$32 billion across 1,819 deals globally in Q2 2015.

 
Read more

Q1’16 Venture Pulse Report – Infographics

The following infographics provide a global and regional overview of the key venture...

 
Read more

Enterprise

Passion; it’s what drives entrepreneurs, family businesses and fast-growing companies.

 
Read more