With the recent release of our 3Q 2014 U.S. Venture Industry Report, we’ve gathered some of the top U.S. venture capital stats and trends from 2Q. Here’s a look at a few of those highlights: U.S. Venture investment jumped to $16.4 billion in the second quarter. Venture investments over the $25 million mark continue to increase. The…
The World Cup semifinals are here, and as PitchBook’s coverage of the tournament starts to wind down, it’s time to take a look at the last few contenders left standing. In this edition, we compare PE and VC activity in Brazil and Germany, as they prepare for their semifinal match today.
Jeff Bunder, the global private equity leader at EY, took some time to talk to us about several topics in the PE industry, including fundraising, exits, the Volcker Rule and deal flow in the back half of 2014. To access the interview, continue on.
In the largest quarter for total VC capital invested since 1Q 2000, Bay Area companies came out as clear winners in 2Q, bringing in a huge amount of capital with some grandiose valuations. To learn more about how the Bay Area and other regions fared in 2Q 2014, check out the datagraphics in this article.
As the second quarter of 2014 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on all things VC that occurred during the past three months. And what better way to do that than to check out PitchBook’s quarter-end datagraphic, packed full of interesting stats and facts. Click to see more.
Just as 2014 approaches the halfway mark, here’s a snapshot of PE activity in 2Q, chock-full of visually appetizing facts and figures. A few highlights: driven by higher valuations, the median deal size is up 59% since 2Q 2013, while deal activity has fallen below the levels seen in the past three quarters; the five…
If you are having trouble viewing the map or are unable to see the hovers showing county investment totals, we recommend making sure you have the most recent version of your browser installed, or using IE 8 (or later) or Chrome. Go ahead and spend some time exploring the map above. It illustrates the total dollar…
Ryan Guthrie, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services at BDO, took some time to talk with us about about several issues, including the importance of thorough due diligence in a frothy environment and the impact of new regulations on the healthcare industry. Click on to access the full interview.
Populations worldwide are aging. As the median age rises around the world, quite a few things are bound to be affected, including investment strategies for PE and VC firms. How are investors taking advantage of this big demographic shift? Click on to find out.
One of the bigger matchups so far in the World Cup brings powerhouse Germany and the underdog United States together in a battle to move on from the group stage. The two teams go head to head on Thursday in Recife, Brazil. The two countries are also powerhouses in the private capital arena. Click on for the latest installment in our World Cup series.
The Gates Foundation is one organization leading the way on “impact investing,” which involves using endowment money to directly finance private-sector companies that can advance their causes, while also potentially bringing profit back to the foundation for future investment. Read on to learn more.