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Highlights From The MoneyTree Report

2020 INVESTMENTS HIT NEW ANNUAL RECORD DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

US-based, VC-backed companies raise nearly $130B in 2020, up 14% year-over-year (YoY) from 2019, despite the impacts of Covid-19 around the world. However, annual deal activity is down YoY, falling to 6,022 deals, a 9% decline from 6,599 in 2019.

NUMBER OF MEGA-ROUNDS HITS NEW RECORD IN 2020

The number of quarterly mega-rounds hits a new high for the third consecutive quarter as 99 US-based companies raise rounds of $100M+ in Q4’20, bringing the total number of mega-rounds for 2020 to 318.

NEARLY HALF OF TOTAL FUNDING COME FROM MEGA-ROUNDS IN 2020

Mega-round deal share is roughly half of total funding in 2020 at 49%, up from 44% in 2019.

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