The February 2015 NYC Venture Capital and Angel Funding Report

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AlleyWatch February 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.002

Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of February, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+).


1 Minute Takeaway:
The overall funding landscape was quite robust in NYC in February despite it being a shorter month than usual with over half a billion dollars injected into startups.   The bulk (>75%) of the funding came in later stage deals (Series C+) as a number of New York companies are maturing and are poised for liquidity over the near future.  Nationwide, figures are largely influenced by Uber’s latest mega round.




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About the author: Reza Chowdhury

Reza Chowdhury is the CEO and Founder of AlleyWatch, the largest media property focused on the NYC tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is also the Founder of New York Startup Lab, a software development firm with a specific focus on early stage companies. Previously, Reza was involved with several entrepreneurial ventures and began his career as securities trader on Wall Street. Recognized as a global thought leader, Reza has been named one of the 100 most influential people in NYC Tech by TechWeek on multiple occasions and is a NYC Venture Fellow, a world-class, year-long fellowship program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs scale their ventures. Reza routinely speaks on the global startup ecosystem and is an advisor to advisor to SD Asia and Dublin Globe, two organizations that are fostering the growth of local entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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