For the fifth straight quarter, the number of $100M+ mega-rounds reached an all-time high (400+).
Oh, and the unicorn club is not inching — it’s sprinting ever ever closer to 1,000.
Over 350 companies have reached their $1B+ valuation this year, with 127 unicorn births in this quarter alone.
Find out who they are, who’s funding them, and the rest of the TL;DR of what’s happening in venture this quarter in our webinar covering:
- Global trends (investment, exits, valuations, and more)
- Which sectors are exploding with activity
- What it all means for your strategy right now and heading into 2022
- And much more
Chris Bendtsen is a Senior Analyst at CB Insights, where he researches emerging technologies, startups and venture capital trends in financial services. Prior to joining CB Insights, Chris was a principal researcher at Gartner, where he covered marketing in retail banking, wealth and asset management, and insurance. Previously, he was a senior forecasting analyst at eMarketer. Chris graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Economics.