This report provides a global and regional overview of key findings for Q1 2018 on venture capital trends published by KPMG Enterprise. In Australia, Q1 VC investment reached $130.5 million across 16 transactions.
KPMG Enterprise’s Global Network for Innovative Startups launched the Q1’18 edition of the Venture Pulse Report. The report analyses the latest global trends in venture capital investment data and provides insights from both a global and regional perspective.
This edition of the quarterly series provides in-depth analysis on venture capital investments across North America, EMA and ASPAC and will cover a range of issues such as financing and deal sizes, unicorns, industry highlights and corporate investment.
According to the Venture Pulse report, 2018 had a lively start with US$49.3 billion of venture capital investment raised across 2,661 deals in Q1, just shy of the global record for a single quarter.
In Australia, Q1 VC investment reached $130.5 million across 16 transactions, spurred by significant deals including Canva’s $40 million Series C funding round, which valued the Sydney-based startup at US$1 billion.
Other Q1 ’18 Key Global Highlights:
Read the full report for details.
The following infographics provide a global and regional overview of these findings and other key developments uncovered from the report created by KPMG Enterprise.