Results of the Q4’15 Venture Pulse report found a major drop in investment to venture capital (VC)-backed companies. Q4 saw US$27.2 billion invested across 1,742 deals globally marking a 30 percent drop off in funding, and the lowest quarterly deal activity since Q1'13.
Regardless of the remarkable fall in Q4’15, overall 2015 proved a record year for VC-backed investment with $128.5 billion invested into VC-backed companies - a 44 percent jump compared to 2014. The past year also saw a 156 percent jump compared to all of 2013, which totaled $50.2 billion invested.
The following infographics provide a global and regional overview of the key developments uncovered from the Q4‘15 Venture Pulse report created by KPMG Enterprise and CB Insights.
Quarterly global report on VC trends published by KPMG Enterprise.