Software Still Dominates VC Activity

Venture capitalists’ long, hot love affair with software startups shows no sign of cooling. PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor’s second-quarter analysis of U.S. venture investment trends shows software companies received 42 percent of the nearly $37.8 billion in first-half funding – a total that puts 2017 on track to surpass 2016’s total VC investment. Read on for more findings from the July report, including the news that software companies accounted for 54 percent of all exit activity. Not bad for a “mature” industry…



For the full PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor report on Q2 venture capital activity, click here.

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