Category: Venture Financing Report

Q1 + April 2020 Quarterly VC Update: Tip of the iceberg?

With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis in March, we decidedto include April data in our first 2020 report to betterillustrate any early indicators of effects of the pandemic onthe financing environment. Additionally, we have broken outspecific statistics by month and industry (technology/lifesciences/other) to offer more targeted insights. During thefirst […]

Q4 2019 Quarterly VC Update: Nisa Leung on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q4 Venture Financing Report, I sat down with Nisa Leung from Qiming Venture Partners to get her take on the state of venture capital investing. It is worth acknowledging that at the time of drafting the interview questions, coronavirus was just beginning to appear in China. By the time […]

Q3 2019 Quarterly VC Update: Anna Patterson on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q3 Venture Financing Report, I sat down with Anna Patterson from Gradient Ventures to get her take on the state of venture capital investing. Key insights On asking for help from your investor: Repeat entrepreneurs ask for help more frequently. When you need help, ask for it. That’s what […]

Q2 2019 Quarterly VC Update: Suranga Chandratillake on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q2 Venture Financing Report, Suranga Chandratillake from Balderton Capital discusses his take on the state of venture capital investing. A few highlights On technology companies driving valuations to historic highs: “Software is eating the world, and it has a voracious appetite. … Against a backdrop of sweeping technological change, the […]

Q1 2019 Quarterly VC Update: Deal Volumes and Valuations Decrease Slightly in the New Year

In conjunction with our Q1 Venture Financing Report, Zack Schildhorn from Lux Capital discusses his take on the state of venture capital investing. A few highlights On the current market: “It’s an ebullient time with plenty of cash in the ecosystem, rising valuations and – importantly – a huge wave of liquidity.” On the […]