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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.
32% 30% 30% 27% 22%
20% 22% 23% 27%
14% 14% 14% 16%
8% 9% 8% 7%
6% 4% 4% 3%
5% 4% 4% 4%
16% 16% 17% 17% 20%
Q1'15 Q2'15 Q3'15 Q4'15 Q1'16
Seed / Angel Series A Series B Series C Series D Series E+ Other
SERIES A TOPS SEED FOR TOP DEAL SHARE IN UNITED
Seed-stage investments fell to less than a fourth of all deals to US VC-backed companies in Q1’16,
dropping to a 5-quarter low of 22%. Series A rounds actually outpaced seed deals for the quarter,
reversing the trend of previous quarters.
Quarterly US Deal Share by Stage
Q1’15 – Q1’16
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