Our most popular report of the year is our Tech IPO Pipeline Report. It provides the industry’s most complete view into tech’s most promising private tech companies and the investors behind them. With our 2015 report coming out soon, we wanted to take a look back at the results of our 2014 Tech IPO Pipeline Report which we issued in December 2013.
A year after issuing our 2014 predictions, we see that 43% have exited, raised additional financing or both since the list was issued. Here’s the data on how the Tech IPO Pipeline list fared.
Note: The Tech IPO Pipeline consists of companies with valuations, real or rumored, of greater than $100M and which are exhibiting significant momentum based on our proprietary private company Mosaic ratings.
192 companies went on to raise additional financing totaling $12.9B.
Our 2014 Tech IPO Pipeline companies went onto raise $12.9B in the last 12 months. Most notably, over 30 of the companies on the list raised a financing round over $100M and more than 40 went on to raise between $50M and $100M in a single financing round. By way of comparison, the 472 companies on the 2013 Tech IPO Pipeline list went on to raise $5B in 2014.
The chart below breaks down the percentage of financing rounds by size to our Tech IPO Pipeline predictions.
67 companies have exited for an aggregate value of $33.2B.
Of the 67 exits since the report was issued, 45 were M&A transactions and 22 of the firms IPO’d. The chart below breaks down the exits by valuation.
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