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A visual summary of VC activity in 2Q 2015

The VC market is getting red hot at the late stage. In fact, nearly the entire industry is highly dynamic right now. 2Q fundraising was quite successful, with 94 pools of capital brimming over with nearly $14.4 billion in commitments and median fund size jumping up to $59.4 million, a 28% increase YoY. Overall median…

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Made in the U.S., funded by China

Chinese investment in the U.S. venture market has been exploding like fireworks over the past couple years. The number of rounds U.S. companies raised with participation from China-based investors tripled from 67 in 2012 to 201 last year. In that same timeframe, the total deal value surged from $1 billion to $4.3 billion. (Get a look at the search…

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How to make a league table

We spend a ton of time ranking investors by locations, industries and deals here at PitchBook. These league tables give companies great insight into who’s most active in a particular space and help investors benchmark themselves. A little healthy competition never hurt, right? To tee up a league table, all you have to do is enter your desired criteria, then your search results will…

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The top buyers of VC-backed healthcare companies

In terms of VC deal and exit activity, the global healthcare sector has been hot for quite some time. According to the PitchBook Platform, venture investment in the space has soared for a number of years, reaching an all-time high for deals completed in 2013 (2,041) and capital invested in 2014 ($18.1B). Exit activity—which has predominantly…