The start of 2020 has been anything but typical, and we are all in a state of adjusting to this new normal. Even though nothing about this time feels standard, we are keeping with our tradition of looking back at the prior quarter and reporting on New York seed-stage investing trends. The number of seed […]
After witnessing an all-time NYC seed activity high in Q3, both total funding and number of deals were down in Q4. But while deals have decreased 30% from last quarter, average round size inched to the highest it’s been all year, a 3.7% increase from Q3. Though we’re not used to seeing red arrows, Q4 activity […]
Deals and dollars are on the rise. Last quarter we touted a new all-time NYC seed activity high, and we’re already back at it again. In Q3, total funding reached a whopping $201.2MM, up an impressive 76% from Q2’s sizeable amount. And this quarter saw 75 deals (up 59%), just breaking the previously held record […]
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It continues to be an exciting, active time when it comes to investing in New York. While we saw a dip in deals last quarter, we’re back up (47 deals, up 15%), and total funding hit $114.5MM, an impressive 31% leap from Q1. Since starting the quarterly Seed Report, the largest sum we’ve recorded was […]
Dollars don’t lie, and if Q1 is any indication, the trend of rising venture capital investments in New York will likely continue in 2019. While deal count was slightly down from last quarter (41 deals, down 10%), total funding hit $87.7MM, a 7% increase from Q4 and a remarkable 119% increase year-over-year. This is the […]
2018 has indeed been a year of rebuilding. From a very lackluster start to the year, with just 26 seed deals, NYC Tech quickly rebounded with 42 deals in Q2, and has been able to maintain a steady pace ever since. We ended the year with 46 seed deals, a total that was down 6% […]
Nationally, 2018 continues to be on pace to see the most venture dollars ever invested in private companies. New York is following suit, with both deals and dollars in Q3 up from last quarter. The quarter saw 49 deals, up 17% from Q2 and up 26% from this time last year. More notably, however, was […]
Things are finally starting to heat up around here! After a lackluster start to 2018, New York City saw 42 seed rounds in Q2 – up 62% from Q1. Total funding rolled in at $66.9 million, up 67% over Q1. Compared to Q2 2017, we’re now up 14% in deals, and right on par with dollars raised. […]
If it was action you were hoping for from the seed market last quarter, you’d be better served watching the first two episodes of Silicon Valley, Season 2. Pizza anyone? As for our own startup news, New York City saw a total of 25 seed deals completed in Q1 – just shy of last quarter’s 26 – and a […]
Electric has raised a successful $9MM Series A, led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from Primary Venture Partners and Bowery Capital. Electric’s progress to date has been driven in no small measure by CEO Ryan Denehy’s commitment to never reinventing the wheel, to learning as much as possible from experienced founders who are a few steps ahead of him.