Today, I take a look at the state of** venture capital and early stage funding in NYC and nationally** over the last three years on a quarterly basis. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down national and NYC aggregate statistics for deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+). To further the analysis, we have included some data that demonstrates historical trends in terms of average round sizes as well as New York’s relative share of the total funding market over time in addition to how this quarter ranked versus the previous quarter and the same quarter in the previous year. It is important to remember that past performance is not an indicator of future results as every well written investment prospectus boldly states…

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** HISTORICAL CONTEXT
**Δ from Q2 2016 in dollars: -46%

Δ from Q3 2015 in dollars: -16%

Δ from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -7%

Δ from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -33%

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$131M was invested in seed/angel rounds in Q3 of 2016 in NYC in 55 deals Tweet this

$2.2B has been invested in 737 seed/angel rounds in NYC over the last 3 years Tweet this

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**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: -8%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -31%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: +28%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -5%

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$576M was invested in 449 seed/angel rounds in Q3 of 2016 in the US Tweet this

$12.8B was invested in 14671 seed/angel rounds in the US over the last 3 years Tweet this

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Q3 2016 NYC Seed rounds comprised 12.38% of total $ amount in the US with 12.25% of deals Tweet this

**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: +50%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -33%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: +82%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -6%

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$215M was invested in 31 Series A rounds in Q3 of 2016 in NYC Tweet this

$4.1B was invested in 268 Series A rounds in NYC over the last 3 years Tweet this

**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: -19%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -12%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -14%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -16%

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$1.6B was invested in 183 Series A rounds in Q3 of 2016 in the US Tweet this

$31.1B was invested in 2308 Series A rounds in the US over the last 3 years Tweet this

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Q3 2016 NYC Series A rounds comprised 13.8% of total $ amount in the US with 16.94% of deals Tweet this

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**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: -37%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -56%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -44%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -32%

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$307M was invested in 15 Series B rounds in Q3 of 2016 in NYC Tweet this

$3.4B was invested in 181 Series B rounds in NYC over the last 3 years Tweet this

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**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: +21%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -5 %

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -9%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -9%

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$2.8B was invested in 117 Series B rounds in Q3 of 2016 in the US Tweet this

$25.8B was invested in 1374 Series B rounds in the US over the last 3 years Tweet this

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Q3 NYC Series B rounds comprised 11.12% of total $ amount in the US with 12.82% of deals Tweet this

**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: +47%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: 0%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: +76%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: +25%

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$1.3BM was invested in 30 Series C+ rounds in Q3 of 2016 in NYC Tweet this

$7.7B was invested in 191 Series C+ rounds in NYC over the last 3 years Tweet this

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**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: -25%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -39%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -21%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -20%

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$7B was invested in 174 Series C+ rounds in Q3 of 2016 in the US Tweet this

$68.1B was invested in 1694 Series C+ rounds in the US over the last 3 years Tweet this

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Q3 NYC late stage funding rounds comprised 18.54% of total $ amount in the US with 17.24% of deals Tweet this

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**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: +12%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -21%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: +5%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -16%

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$2B was invested in 162 startup rounds in Q3 of 2016 in NYC Tweet this

$15.6B was invested in 1720 startup rounds in NYC over the last 3 years Tweet this

**HISTORICAL CONTEXT**

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in dollars: -17%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in dollars: -30%

Δ** **from Q2 2016 in number of deals: -6%

Δ** **from Q3 2015 in number of deals: -16%

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$12.8B was invested in Q3 of 2016 in the US in 1251 rounds Tweet this

$137B was invested in 14671 startup rounds in the US over the last 3 years Tweet this

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Q3 NYC funding rounds comprised 15.5% of total $ amount in the US with 12.95% of deals Tweet this

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The average seed/angel round in NYC in Q3 was $1.3M Tweet this

The average Series A round in NYC in Q3 was $6.9M Tweet this

The average Series B round in NYC in Q3 was $20.4M Tweet this

The average Series C+ round in NYC in Q3 was $43.1M Tweet this

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The average seed/angel round in the US in Q3 was $1.3M Tweet this

The average Series A round in the US in Q3 was $8.5M Tweet this

The average Series B round in the US in Q3 was $23.6M Tweet this

The average Series C+ round in the US in Q3 was $40.1M Tweet this