PwC and CB Insights' Q4 2018 MoneyTree report highlights the latest trends in venture capital funding globally.
NORTH AMERICA MAINTAINS ITS POSITION WITH MOST QUARTERLY $100M+ ROUNDS
North America saw 51 mega-rounds in Q4’18, down from 55 in Q3’18.
US ANNUAL FUNDING HITS $99.5B AMID FALLING DEAL ACTIVITY
Total annual funding in the US increased by 30% in 2018, as $99.5B was invested across 5,536 deals.
NORTH AMERICA SURPASSES ASIA FOR MOST NEW UNICORNS FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT QUARTER
North America saw a record number of private companies hit $1B valuations in Q4’18, at 21 companies.