Category: Data

The End of the Funding Boom?

Here’s a post I recently put up on the Fishburners Facebook Group that I thought would be good to repost here.

Keen to hear people’s thoughts.

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Some really interesting data out of the US.

“Seed stage investments fell 64 percent in dollars and 41 percent in deals with $125 million invested into 41 deals in the first quarter.”

I suspect that the Series A crunch is finally playing out on earlier stage investors and there will be limited money going forward for mediocre companies.

This will likely be compounded by the hammering that tech stocks are getting ATM, which may make many early stage investors think that the IPO window is about to close as an exit path for some time.

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