MoneyTree Headline Report for Q3’20*
*All graphs and figures are taken directly from the report itself.
Investments reached $36.5B in Q3’20, the second-highest quarterly sum to date. This entails a 7-quarter investment high for US-based, VC-backed companies, up 22% YoY, and 30% from QoQ. The absolute high-point for VC funding in the US came in Q4’18 with $40.5B raised over 1,576 deals. With 1,461 total funding rounds, Q3’20 remained stable with Q2’20. That figure is down YoY from 1,647, and substantially lower than the recent high in Q2’19 of 1,757 (see graph).
Viewed in terms of yearly figures, 2020 is still well below recent levels both in deal volume (see graph). So far in 2020, $92B has been brought in over only