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35% 33% 34% 32% 28%
22% 23% 22% 25%
13% 14% 14% 15%
7% 8% 8% 6%
4% 4% 4% 3% 4%
3% 4% 3% 3% 3%
16% 16% 15% 16% 18%
Q1'15 Q2'15 Q3'15 Q4'15 Q1'16
Seed / Angel Series A Series B Series C Series D Series E+ Other
SEED-STAGE DEAL SHARE FALLS TO 5-QUARTER LOW
WHILE SERIES A RISES
Deal share to seed-stage investments abruptly dropped in Q1’16, down from 32% of the total in Q4’15 to
just 28%. Series A deals continued to take a strong proportion of deals with the 26% in Q1’16 representing
a 5-quarter high for A rounds.
Quarterly Global Deal Share by Stage
Q1’15 – Q1’16
Source: Venture Pulse, Q1'16, Global Analysis of Venture Funding, KPMG International and CB Insights (data provided by CB Insights) April 13th, 2016.
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