Preqin and First Republic Update: US Venture Capital in Q1 2019
Following a record 2018, venture capital activity in the US is off to a robust start. In the first quarter of 2019, 1,026 venture capital deals were completed for an aggregate $28bn, up from $19bn in Q1 2018. This report, produced by Preqin in partnership with First Republic Bank, explores the booming venture capital industry in the US, and how we can use activity in Q1 to envisage where the rest of 2019 may lead us. Using the latest data from Preqin Pro, we look at the biggest deals and exits of the quarter, as well as the largest venture capital funds closed, to identify the key players in the industry and the ones to watch.
The Preqin and First Republic Update: US Venture Capital in Q1 2019 also looks at the micro venture capital sector, investor and fund manager activity, and performance from the quarter, with all charts available to download in the data pack.