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Source: Venture Pulse, Q1'16, Global Analysis of Venture Funding, KPMG International and CB Insights (data provided by CB Insights) April 13th, 2016.
Q1'15 Q2'15 Q3'15 Q4'15 Q1'16
California New York Massachusetts
CALIFORNIA, MASSACHUSETTS FUNDING
ESSENTIALLY FLAT WHILE NEW YORK RISES 76%
Funding dollars to VC-backed companies in both California and Massachusetts were essentially unchanged
following the dramatic pullback in Q4’15. As with deal activity, New York also saw a sudden jump to a 5-
quarter high in funding. Its 76% increase from Q4’15 was driven by a $430M Series F to WeWork and a
$400M Series C to Oscar Health Insurance.
Quarterly Investment Activity to VC-Backed Companies
$B, CA vs. NY vs. MA, Q1’15 – Q1’16
*percentages in chart are rounded to nearest whole number
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