After a series of bankruptcies earlier in the decade, investment into startups working on vehicle electrification has flooded back. Total funding to private EV companies surged from under $200 million in 2013 to over $2 billion in 2016, while deals nearly doubled to over 50.
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Kerry Wu is a senior research analyst at CB Insights, where he produces data-driven analysis and research reports on private company financing, exit and performance trends across emerging industries, geographies and investors. His research in digital banking, on-demand, and other sectors has been featured in The New York Times, Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Quartz.
Before CB Insights, Kerry worked as a management consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners, executing growth strategy, pricing strategy, and due diligence projects for both public and private clients. Kerry is a graduate of Columbia University.
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