The July 2016 NYC Venture Capital and Angel Funding Report

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AlleyWatch July 2016 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Analysis.002

Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of July, 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+, and venture rounds that were not specified).


Quick Takeaways:

Funding was rather sluggish in NYC during the month of July with just under $400M in announced funding with a relatively low deal count of 27. Funding nationally was down as well but not with such a drastic change.  The effects of a summer slowdown really hit across all rounds and the saving grace for NYC was one mega late stage round that accounted for over 25% of the month’s funding.




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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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