2Q U.S. Venture Industry Highlights

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…

Private Equity Highlights from 2Q 2014

With our 3Q 2014 U.S. PE Breakdown report now published, we’ve compiled some of the top statistics and trends from 2Q in order to provide a picture of the current private equity environment, as well as examine what’s likely in store for the rest of 2014. Watch the attached video for more.

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In Record Quarter for VC, Bay Area Stands Out

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.

VC Deal Activity 2Q 2014

Venture Valuations Skyrocket in 2Q 2014

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.

PE Deal Activity 2Q 2014

Most IPOs Since 2006: Private Equity’s 2Q 2014

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…