Insight

Taking the pulse of venture capital

Find out how venture capital (VC) investment held up during the initial phases of the COVID-19 environment, and gain insight into where the markets may go over the coming quarters.

Conor Moore

Conor Moore

Partner, National Leader, KPMG Private Enterprise, KPMG US

+1 415-335-8401


 

Venture capital (VC) investors and businesses were kept busy juggling the challenges of COVID-19 in the first half of 2020. But that didn’t put a damper on deal values—particularly for those companies expected to thrive in the new reality.

In this edition of Privately Speaking, we explore the U.S. VC investment market for Q2 2020 to find out how VC investment held up during the initial phases of the COVID-19 environment. And we offer some ideas on where the markets may go over the coming quarters.

 


 

Did you know?

In Q2’20, U.S. VC-backed companies raised $34.3B across 2,197 deals.


 

 

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