Category Archives: Venture capital

Artificial Intelligence: Most Active Corporate Investors

CB Insights: Artificial intelligence dealmaking has exploded recently, leaping to a new quarterly record of over 140 deals in Q1’16. Corporates and their venture capital groups are among the most active investors in this category (tech corporates have also been … Continue reading

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Apple, Uber, and the Ride-Hailing Investment Landscape

CBInsights: Just last week, Apple made waves by investing $1 billion into Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, its first disclosed private investment in recent years. The deal was just the third $1B+ equity financing round of 2016 to-date. The top … Continue reading

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Q1 2016 VC investment in AR/VR 45% higher than previous quarter

Digi-Capital: Almost $1.2 billion was invested by VCs in AR/VR in the first quarter of 2016, with around $800 million going into Magic Leap. To put this in perspective, $1.2 billion dollars is 25x the level of AR/VR investment 2 … Continue reading

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Top 5 Investors in the Industrial IoT

CB Insights: The industrial IoT (IIoT) accounted for more than one-third of all IoT investment last quarter. But while the Industrial side of IoT is taking an increasing share of funding, the startup ecosystem in this category is still a … Continue reading

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14 Downrounds, 5 New Unicorns: How The Mighty Have Fallen

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The Tech Landscape in India

CB Insights: To visualize the depth and breadth of India’s tech scene, we used CB Insights data and analytics to create a periodic table of tech in India, focused on startups and VC. The table above covers venture capital investors, … Continue reading

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Who’s Investing in the Internet of Things (IoT)?

  CB Insights: Many corporate investors and smart money VCs have placed significant bets on the Internet of Things industry, which is expected to see nearly $2B in funding through the end of 2015… Intel Capital tops the list as the most active investor in IoT … Continue reading

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