We crunched the data to see if there was a correlation between prior entrepreneurial experience — which we defined as having founded or co-founded a company — and VCs’ placement on the CB Insights 100 rankings.
500 Startups, Global Founders Capital, and Gobi Partners rank among the top VC investors in travel tech.
Early-stage startups are employing machine vision, 3D body scanning, consumer tracking, and AI-powered assistants to help retailers and consumers.
Facebook's historic acquisition of Oculus kickstarted AR/VR fever. Now most major tech companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, HTC, and Google and others, are developing virtual and augmented reality.
Notable exits include the IPO of Latin American online travel booking service Despegar, as well as Airbnb's acquisition of villa rental startup Luxury Retreats.
While deal flow remains even, a $1B+ raise by Roivant Sciences is boosting funding in the European pharma sector to record highs.