According to the Q3’22 edition of
“Significant market volatility, ongoing geopolitical and economic turmoil, including fears of a recession, have led to a continued and significant cooling of global VC funding,” said Jonathan Lavender.
“Despite five deals worth more than $1 billion, the VC environment has seen the total number of deals fall to its lowest level since 2017, and the value of those deals has fallen to mid-2020; the peak of the pandemic and lockdowns,” Lavender added.
The US accounted for $43 billion in VC investments in the third quarter of 22, nearly half of the global total.
VC investments in the Americas declined quarter-over-quarter from $76.6 billion to $45.6 billion.
Meanwhile, between the second quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2022, Europe experienced a sharp decline in VC investment, from $31 billion to $18.7 billion.
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