Venture capital in North America - Statistics & Facts

Venture capital is the term used to call the financial resources provided by investors to startup firms and small businesses that show potential for long-term growth. It has become a very important source of capital for entrepreneurs, who often have problems with financing their needs through risk-averse banks. Venture capital investments incorporate a high level of risk as only a part of the VC companies develop into successful and high-return bringing businesses. The leading venture capital investors in the U.S. in terms of number of deals in which they assisted, were Plug and Play Tech Center, Alumni Ventures Group and New Enterprise Associates.

In the United States, the years 1999-2001 were the most prosperous for venture capital investments in terms of the value of investments and number of deals. In 2018, the value of U.S. venture capital investments amounted to nearly 100 billion U.S. dollars. The software sector dominated the U.S. venture capital investments in 2018, with about 30 billion U.S. dollars U.S. venture capital deals. It can be explained by the presence of Silicon Valley, where a large amount of hi-tech companies are concentrated.

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the 28 most important statistics relating to "Venture capital in North America".

Venture capital in North America

Dossier on the topic

All important statistics are prepared by our experts – available for direct download as PPT & PDF!
TOP SELLER

Important key figures

The most important key figures provide you with a compact summary of the topic of "Venture capital in North America" and take you straight to the corresponding statistics.

United States

Fundraising volume in U.S.

Deals in the U.S.

Canada

Contact

Get in touch with us. We are happy to help.

Statista Locations
ContactEsther Shaulova
Esther Shaulova
Operations Manager– Contact (United States)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)

ContactZiyan Zhang
Ziyan Zhang
Customer Relations– Contact (Asia)

Mon - Fri, 11:30am - 10pm (IST)

ContactLodovica Biagi
Lodovica Biagi
Director of Operations– Contact (Europe)

Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 5pm (GMT)

ContactCatalina Rodriguez
Catalina Rodriguez
Key Account Manager - LATAM– Contact (Latin America)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)