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UK Venture Capital Funding Sees 27.2% YoY Decline to $8.7B During Jan-Aug 2023 – Report

The UK witnessed 898 venture capital (VC) funding deals of worth $8.7 billion during January-August 2023. This represents “a 27.2% drop in the volume compared to the same period in 2022.” Notably, the decline in terms of disclosed deal value “was significantly steeper, registering at… Read More

Latin America Report: Over 100% Increase in Quarterly Funding Secured by Private Market Venture Firms in LatAm

CBInsights has released the State of Venture in LatAm Report for Q3 2023. The comprehensive report from CBInsights includes data and analysis on dealmaking, funding, and exits by private market venture companies in Latin America. According to the update, there has been a 101% jump… Read More

Capital Raised by Startups on Carta Declined by 38% from Q2 to Q3, Number of Venture Fundraising Rounds Fell by 27%

The downturn that has defined the venture capital industry for much of the past two years continued in the third quarter of 2023, according to an update from Carta. The amount of capital raised by startups on Carta “declined by 38% from Q2 to Q3,… Read More

Fintech Funding Plunges to New Low in Q3 2023: S&P

Venture capital (VC) investment in Fintech companies dropped 36% to $6 billion in the third quarter of 2023, with deal volume down 39% to 484, according to data released by S&P Global Market Intelligence. However, despite the overall decline, late-stage startups saw a 30% increase… Read More

US Venture Capital Investments Decline by Over 45% YoY to $89.3B in Q1-Q3 2023 – Report

The US startup ecosystem witnessed a considerable decline in venture capital (VC) funding activity “during the first three quarters (Q1-Q3) of 2023.” A total of 5,448 VC funding deals “with disclosed value worth of $89.3 billion were announced in the US during the period.” This… Read More

North America Ranks First Globally for VC Fintech Funding – Report

New research has revealed that North America ranks first in the world “for Fintech venture capital funding.” The new study, conducted by the researchers at Tipalti, “analyzed factors such as global fintech adoption rates, searches for Fintech by country and the regions that have the… Read More

Fintech Vyzer Secures $6.3M in Seed Funding to Streamline Wealth Management

Vyzer, a digital wealth management platform, has successfully raised a Seed round of $6.3 million from leading VCs, angel investors, and family offices including iAngels, Guy Gamzu, MonetaVC, Jonathan Kolber and Rafi Gidron. Leveraging AI technology, Vyzer transforms data “into potent wealth-building strategies and grants… Read More

Hong Kong’s Web3-focused Titan Fund Launches with $100M in Initial Close

Hong Kong’s push towards blockchain enabled Web3 innovation received strong tailwind through a new fund that CMCC Global launched this week. CMCC Global, one of Asia’s earliest venture capital investors “to entirely focus on blockchain technology and Web3 innovation, announced the launch of a venture… Read More

Latin America based Startups Are Laying Off Workers, LatAm Now Expecting More IPOs, Report Claims

Startups in Latin America are reportedly laying off staff members and are now expecting significantly more initial public offerings (IPOs) by 2024. According to reports, around two-thirds or roughly 67% of Latin American firms have now laid off staff members during the past 18 months,… Read More

UK Venture Capital Funding Value Declines Over 54% During Jan-July 2023, Report Reveals

A total of 808 venture capital (VC) funding deals “worth $8 billion were announced in the UK during January to July 2023,” according to a recent update shared by GlobalData. Both VC funding deals volume and value “witnessed considerable year-on-year (YoY) decline of 28.4% and… Read More

Enterprise Fintech VC Deal Activity Continued to Decelerate in Q2 2023, Report Reveals

Enterprise fintech VC deal activity continued “to decelerate in Q2,” according to a comprehensive update from Pitchbook. VC deal value this quarter has reportedly “decreased 11.9% YoY to $10.6 billion.” Excluding the Stripe deal, VC deal value “was $3.7 billion, representing declines of 69.2% YoY… Read More

VC Investment in US Falls 50.2% YoY to $55.3B During January-May 2023, GlobalData Report Claims

Venture capital (VC) funding activity in the US experienced a significant decline from January to May 2023. A total of 3,532 VC funding deals of worth $55.3 billion “were announced in the US during the period.” This represents “a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 36.4% in… Read More

Web 3.0 Development: Tim Draper Leads Investment Round for EtherMail, the Web3 Email Provider

EtherMail, the Web3 Email Solution setting the standard for anonymous and encrypted wallet-to-wallet communication, has successfully “raised $4 million USD in a pre-Series A funding round led by Tim Draper and Draper Associates, a global venture capital firm investing in industry transforming companies.” The investment… Read More

Altai Ventures Launches Fund to Help Insurtech, Fintech Founders

Altai Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, announced the closing of Altai Ventures Fund II, LP. The fund closed with $53 million in total commitments “surpassing its goal of $50 million.” Investors of Altai’s latest fund “consisted of leading financial and institutional Limited Partners (LPs),… Read More

US Venture Capital Market Deal Count for Private Firms Declines 29% YoY: Report

The global economy took a downward turn in 2022, “leaving behind 2021’s environment of easy money and soaring valuations,” according to an update from Carta. The U.S. venture capital market “followed suit.” Venture deal count for private companies on Carta in 2022 “declined 29% year… Read More

Startups in India Secure $19.3B in Venture Capital Funding During Jan-Oct 2022, Report Reveals

A total of 1,456 venture capital (VC) funding deals worth $19.3 billion were announced in India during January to October 2022, which is a 7.5% growth in deal volume but 29.8% decline in deal value compared to the same period last year,” finds GlobalData, a… Read More

A/O PropTech Releases New Report: Future of Building in a Low Carbon World

Low carbon building practices, crucial to achieving greenhouse gas emissions targets, “attracted record levels of venture capital funding in 2022 with investment levels soaring to $2.2bn.” Venture capital raised by companies involved in green building design, building materials procurement and lower carbon construction methods “has… Read More

Bucking the Trend: France Expected to Hit Record for VC Tech Funding, Fintech Leads

Boutique investment bank Avolta is out with an interesting report that indicates that France is bucking the trend when it comes to the global drop in venture capital funding for tech. In fact, France is predicted to hit an all-time high in 2022 for VC… Read More

128 Indian Startups Raise $995M+ VC Funding in August 2022: Report

Amid the funding winter, 128 Indian startups have managed to “raise $995.1 million in August 2022, which is a 9.7% growth compared to the previous month,” reveals GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Although the total VC funding… Read More

VC Activity in AI and Machine Learning Declines Significantly in Q2: Report

Venture capital (VC) funding slid more deeply in AI & ML than in software overall in Q2, “falling 27.8% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) compared to 21.6% for IT more generally.” according to an update from Pitchbook. Both deal value and deal count “fell to their lowest levels… Read More

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