After a record-breaking 2021, global AI funding and exits drop in Q1’22, even as deals remain high.
In Q1’22, the artificial intelligence (AI) sector saw a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) decline in exits as well as mega-round and total global funding. Despite the drop, this was AI’s second-best quarter for deals.
In our State of AI Q1’22 Report, we dig into global investment trends such as:
- Over $15B in global funding — and the industries attracting the most AI deals
- The largest M&A deals of the quarter, including acquisitions by Intel and Snowflake
- The industry that saw a 32% plummet in AI funding
- The 14 new unicorns born in Q1’22
- And much more
Below, check out just a few highlights from our 180-page, data-driven State of AI Q1’22 Report. For deeper insights, all the record figures, and a boatload of private market data, download the full report.
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32% QoQ drop in exits
AI exits dropped from 76 in Q4’21 to 52 in Q1’22. Public listings took the biggest hit, with both SPACs and IPOs falling QoQ.
14 new unicorns
Q1’22 brought the total number of AI unicorns to 141, a 10% increase QoQ.
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