The last year has brought unprecedented uncertainty to financial markets. But how has COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. Presidential elections impacted private equity firms and venture capitalists? Surprisingly, the market for start-up funding has remained strong, with investors putting $76.4 billion toward start-ups during Q3 2020 — up 9% from Q3 2019. Additionally, $48.1 billion was put toward late-stage companies across 452 rounds during Q3.
This article from Crunchbase shares the key data points and explains why 2020 has been a strong year for start-up and late-stage funding rounds.
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