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Venture Capital Investment By Quarter - MoneyTree
Company Disbursement Quarter Number of Deals Avg. per Deal
(USD Mil)
Sum Investment
(USD Mil)
2004-1 708 7.46 5281.33
2004-2 849 7.42 6297.68
2004-3 685 7.30 4999.31
2004-4 830 7.12 5907.37
2005-1 721 7.00 5049.66
2005-2 816 7.72 6302.16
2005-3 783 7.55 5912.37
2005-4 808 7.16 5784.45
2006-1 856 7.47 6397.79
2006-2 924 7.50 6928.40
2006-3 888 7.58 6730.21
2006-4 892 6.99 6239.22
2007-1 846 8.77 7415.27
2007-2 979 7.28 7124.48
TOTAL 11585 7.46 86369.70
Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree™ Report, Data: Thomson Financial -- Updated 8/07
US Venture Capital Investment By Year - MoneyTree
Company Disbursement Year Number of Deals Avg. per Deal
(USD Mil)
Sum Investment
(USD Mil)
2003 2911 6.78 19731.35
2004 3072 7.32 22485.69
2005 3128 7.37 23048.64
2006 3560 7.39 26295.62
1H07 1825 7.97 14539.76
TOTAL 14496 7.32 106101.05
Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree™ Report, Data: Thomson Financial -- Updated 8/07

Industry Stats and News Archive

Apr 28 Venture Capital Performance Q4 07  
Apr 21 Venture Capital Investments Q1 08 - MoneyTree Report  
Apr 14 Venture Capital Fundraising Activity - Q1 2008  
Apr 1 Venture Backed Exits - Q1 2008  
Mar 11 Fastest Growing Regions for VC Outside Silicon Valley  
Jan 21 Venture Capital Investing Q4 '07 - MoneyTree Report  
Jan 14 Venture Capital Fundraising Q4 2007  
Jan 2 Venture Backed Exits - Q4 '07/full year 2007  
  2007
Dec 17 NVCA Members Make Predictions for '08 (Release and PowerPoint Presentation) 
Nov 27 CleanTech Investments Break Record in 2007  
Oct 29 VC Performance Q2 2007  
Oct 22 Venture Capital Investment Q3 2007 - MoneyTree Report
Oct 15 VC Fundraising Q3 2007  
Oct 1 Venture-Backed Exits Q3 07  
Aug 30 Corporate VC Gains Strength  
Aug 7 Venture Investment Q2 '07 - MoneyTree  
Aug 2 VC Performance Q1 2007  
July 16 VC Fundraising Q2 2007  
July 11 Global Venture Investment Trends - VCs Not Broadly Adopting Foreign Strategy - (Release, Report or Webcast)  
July 2 Venture Backed Exits Q2 '07  
June 12 May Strong for VC Backed IPOs  
Apr 30 Venture Capital Performance Q4 '06  
Apr 24 Venture Investment Q1 '07 - MoneyTree  
Apr 16 Venture Capital Fundraising Q1 07    (Supplement)
Apr 2 Venture Exits Q1 '07  
Mar 21 Study Release: Venture Impact: The Economic Impact of Venture Capital (Study or Release) 
Jan 29 Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative Announces VC Consultants  
Jan 29 Venture Capital Performance Q3 '06  
Jan 23 Venture Capital Investments Q4 06 - MoneyTree  
Jan 16 Venture Capital Fundraising Q4 '06  
Jan 2 Exit Poll Release – Q4 ‘06  
  2006
Dec 18 NVCA Members Make Predictions for 2007  
Nov 15 Study Release: Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs (Study or Release) 
Oct 30 Venture Capital Fund Performance Q2 06  
Oct 24 Venture Capital Investment Q3 '06 - MoneyTree  
Oct 16 Venture Capital Fundraising Q3 06  
Oct 3 Venture Capital Exits Q3 06  
Sept '06 Department of Defense Launches Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative, click here for more information  
Sept 7 Corporate VC Activity On The Rise  
July 31 VC Performance Q1 ‘06  
July 25 VC Investments Q2 ’06 - MoneyTree  
July 17 Venture Capital Fundraising Q2 '06  
July 12 2nd Annual Global Venture Investment Survey - click here for press release 
(Full Report available here) 
July 5 Venture Capital Exits Q2 2006  
May 1 Venture Capital Performance Q4 ’05  
Apr 25 Venture Capital Investments Q1 ’06 – MoneyTree Release  
Apr 17 Q1 '06 Venture Capital Fundraising  
Apr 10 Portfolio Company Board Seat Survey Results (Presentation) 
Apr 3 Venture-Backed Exits - Q1 '06 
Feb 6 NASA plans to develop venture capital fund to be called Red Planet Capital 
Jan 30 Private Equity Performance Q3 '05 
Jan 24 Venture Investing Q4 '05 - MoneyTree Release 
Jan 17 Venture Capital Fundraising Q4 '05 
Jan 9 Important FOIA Update 
Jan 3 Venture-backed IPO & Acquisitions Q4 05 
  2005
Dec 19 NVCA Cautions Ohio Bureau Of Workers On Releasing Sensitive Information
Dec 12 NVCA Makes Predictions for 2006
Oct 31 Private Equity Performance Q2 '05 
Oct 25 Venture Capital Investment Q3 05 - MoneyTree Survey Results 
Oct 17 VC Fundraising Q3 2005 
Oct 3 Q3 '05 venture backed IPOs & M&As; 
Aug 8 Venture-Backed M&A;'s Q2 '05 
Aug 1 Private Equity Performance as of Q1 '05 
July 26 Venture Investment – Q2 
July 18 VC Fundraising Q2 2005 
June 30 Q2 '05 Venture-Backed IPOs 
June 22 Global Venture Capital Investment Survey Results 
May 4 Venture Backed M&A;'s Q1 2005 
Apr 26 Venture Investment - Q1-05 
Apr 18 Venture Capital Fundraising Q1 05 
Apr 11 Q4 ’04 Venture Capital Fund Performance
Apr 1 Q1 ’05 Venture-Backed IPOs 
Feb 8 Venture Capital M&A;’s Q4 ‘04 
Jan 31 Venture Capital Fundraising Q4 04
Jan 24 Venture Capital Investment Q4 04 – MoneyTree Survey 
Jan 19 Q3 ‘04 Venture Capital Performance 
Jan 3 Q4 Venture Backed IPOs

 
  2004
Dec 16 Patient Capital: Improving the Lives of Millions – The Vital Role of Venture Capital in LifeScience Innovation (Study or Release)
Dec 14 NVCA’s Predictions for 2005 
Nov 8
Nov 1
Oct 26 Venture Investment Q3 ‘04
Oct 12 Q2 04 Private Equity Performance
Oct 7 Q3 04 Venture-Backed IPOs
August 9 Q2 04 Venture-Backed M&A’s
August 3 Q2 04 Venture Capital Fundraising
July 27 Q2 04 Venture Capital Investment
July 20 Venture Capital Performance Q1-04
July 20 New Study Reports Impact of Venture Capital on Economy (Study or Release)
July 10 Q2 ’04 IPO Activity
May 3 Q1 ’04 Venture Capital Fundraising
April 27 Venture Capital Stays The Course in Q1 2004 With $4.6 Billion Invested
April 21 Private Equity Performance Continued To Improve in Q4 2003
April 1 Venture-Backed IPO Activity Continues to Show Strength in Q1 2004
February 10 Venture-Backed Mergers And Acquisitions Benefitted From Rising Valuation In Fourth Quarter 2003
February 5 Private Equity Performance Moved Into Positive Territory in Third Quarter 2003
February 4 Venture Capital Fundraising Picks Up In Fourth Quarter After Two Dormant Years
January 27 Venture Capital Finishes At A Solid $18 Billion For 2003
January 5 Venture-Backed IPO Market Tops $1 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2003, Quarter Sees Largest Number of IPOs Since 2000

  2003
December 29, 03 Venture Capital Leaders Predict Highly Selective Fundraising Activity in 2004
as Industry Operates at Prudent Investment Levels
November 3, 03 Fundraising Remains Slow in Q3
Oct 28, 03 Venture Capital Investing Maintains Steady Pace in Q3 2003
Oct 14, 03 Short-Term Private Equity Performance Begins to Improve in Q2 2003 With Little Movement in Venture Capital Performance
Oct 1, 03 Venture-Backed IPO Market Shows Signs of Life in Third Quarter
September 10, 03 Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneurs Commit To Improving Homeland Security Amid Government Challenges
August 11, 03 Venture-Backed M&A Activity Witnesses Slight Uptick in Q2
August 4, 03 VC Funds Raise $1.6B in Q2
July 29, 03 Venture Capital Investments Stabilize in Q2 2003
July 9, 03 Venture-Backed IPO Market Activity Continues to Lag
May 15, 03 Number of Venture-Backed Companies Acquired in the First Quarter of 2003 Declined to 1996 Levels
May 5, 03 Venture Capital Fundraising Levels Fall Below $1 Billion In First Quarter Of 2003
Apr 29, 03 Global And Economic Uncertainty Stalls Venture Capital Investments In Q1 2003
Apr 21, 03 Private Equity Returns Continue to Reflect Falling Valuation and Limit Exit Opportunities
Apr 1, 03 Venture Backed IPO Market Impacted By Economic Uncertainty
Mar 24, 03 Life Sciences Regain Prominence in Venture Capital Arena
Feb 18, 03 Venture-Backed Merger and Acquisition Activity Remained Steady Amidst Lower Valuations in 2002
Feb 10, 03 Venture Capital Fundraising in 2002 Reflects Key Industry Trends108 Firms Raise $6.9 Billion
Jan 28, 03 Venture Capital Investing Flat In Q4 2002—Full Year 2002 Finishes at 1998 Level
Life Sciences Sector Shows Extraordinary Resilience
Jan 14, 03 Private Equity Returns Continue to be Impacted By Falling Valuations and Limited Exit Opportunities
Jan 02, 03 Venture-Backed IPOs for Q4 2002

  2002
Nov 18, 02 Venture-Backed Exit Activity Remains Limited Due to Depressed Valuations and Continued Market Volatility
Nov 4, 02 Venture Capital Fundraising Continues Decline
as Industry Strives for Equilibrium
Oct 29, 02 Venture Capital Investments Countinue to Decline in Q3 2002
Oct 14, 02 Poor Economy and Illiquidity Continue to Plague Private Equity Returns
Aug 7, 02 Private Equity Performance Continues to Reflect Industry Realities
Aug 5, 02 Venture Captal Commitments "Rightsizing", More
Money Returned Than Raised in Q2 2002
July 30, 02 Venture Capital Investments in Q2 2002 Continue To Slide Back Toward Pre-Bubble 1998 Levels
July 1, 02 IPO Exits Re-emerge for Venture-Backed Companies
June 26, 02 DRI-WEFA Study Identifies Venture Capital as a Key Factor Powering U.S. Economic Growth
June 10, 02 Private Equity Performance Continues to Reflect Tough Market Conditions
May 13, 02 Liquidity Options Remain Limited For Venture Capitalists
May 6, 02 Strong Fund Reserves Diminish Need For Venture Capitalists to Raise Additional Capital
May 1, 02 Venture Capital Investments Resume Downward Trend In Q1 2002
Apr 4, 02 Venture-Backed IPOs Remain Scarce in Q1, But Valuations Stabilize
Feb 19, 02 Private Equity Performance Continued Downward Trend in Q3 2001
Feb 13, 02 Venture Capitalists Utilize M&A Market to Compensate for Weak IPO Market In 2001
Feb 11, 02 Record Amounts of Uninvested Capital Result in Lower Fundraising by Venture Capitalists
Feb 4, 02 Venture Capital Investment Increases in Q4 for First Time Since Mid-2000
2001 Finishes as 3rd Strongest Year for Venture Capital
Jan 7, 02 Venture-Backed IPO's Begin to Rebound in 4th Quarter