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The September 2016 NYC Venture Capital and Angel Funding Report

 
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Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of September, 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+, as well as venture unspecified rounds less than $10M).

 

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Quick takeaways:

September was a stellar month for startup funding in NYC with a 151% increase from August levels and funding approached $1B for the month in NYC.  While a recovery from the summer doldrums was to be expected startup funding was particularly strong at Series A where funding was up over 300%.  The number of deals was also amongst the highest we have tracked.  Nationally funding was up but funding at the seed, Series A, and Series B levels was actually down with increases coming from late stage rounds.

 

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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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