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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$988M was invested in angel and venture financing for #startups in September in NYC across 61 deals Tweet this
$4.8B was invested in angel and venture financing for #startups in September in the US across 366 deals Tweet this
20.73% of startup funding nationally went to startups in NYC in September Tweet this