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Corporate VCs participated in 1301 fundings totaling $28.4B.

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2015 Global Corporate Venture Capital Report

CVC DEAL SIZES CONTINUE TO OUTPACE VC OVERALL

Average deal size with CVC participation has topped $21M+ for 3 consecutive quarters, including a Q3’15 spike bolstered by monster deals to Didi Kuaidi and SoFi (among others).

This in-depth report analyzes global corporate venture capital activity including financing trends, deal activity, and more. Below is a high-level summary of some of the report’s highlights. For all of the findings, download the entire report. It’s free.


2015 GLOBAL CORPORATE VENTURE ACTIVITY HITS FRESH HIGHS, BUT ENDS ON WEAK NOTE


2015 saw corporate VC investors participate in $28.4B of funding across 1301 deals, topping 2014’s record numbers. However, as overall venture activity slowed in Q4’15, corporates pulled back as well, with deal activity dropping to its lowest level since Q1’14.

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CVCs INVESTING LESS FREQUENTLY IN MOBILE AND TELECOM

CVC interest in mobile slid in 2015 with deal count falling for 5-straight quarters, and Q4’15 seeing the fewest CVC-backed mobile deals in over 2 years. Funding to the sector was erratic through 2015, with the Q3’15 spike driven by CVC participation in $1B+ rounds to Didi Kuaidi.


CVC DEALS RETURN TO THE EARLY-STAGE MARKET


Q1’15 represented a 5-quarter low for early-stage (seed/Series A) CVC activity, with deals dropping to 43% while Series D+ rose to 14% of the total. However, by Q4’15 late-stage deals had pulled back to 10% of CVC deals, while early-stage deals rebounded to 50%.

US CVC FUNDING HITS RECORDS IN 2015, BUT SEES A SHARP PULLBACK IN ACTIVITY IN Q4’15

Average deal size with CVC participation has topped $21M+ for 3 consecutive quarters, including a Q3’15 spike bolstered by monster deals to Didi Kuaidi and SoFi (among others).