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November 7, 2015

Trends in VC investment across the Healthcare sector

Healthcare costs in the U.S. have gone up over 130% in the last decade, and healthcare is currently 18% of the GDP.

In 2014, Venture Capital Investments in Healthcare Services was 360M US dollars. PE  and VC funding over the last 5 years for Healthcare  has been on an downward trajectory over the last 4  years now.However There have been more than 400 healthcare deals in the first half of 2015, and the year is on track for a five-year high in funding.

 After 2000 .when the healthcare sector VC funding's were at its peak at 3 billion, the next  biggest peak came in 2010-2011 where more than 1.5 billion ISD was pumped across different  healthcare verticals during the 2 years. At its most recent reporting value (December 31, 2014), the series was sitting down 36.92% from 2010. Over that span, it hit its minimum value on December 31, 2013 at 211M US dollars.

In 2014, heath insurance companies   also raised $308 million across 32 venture rounds, according to CrunchBase data — a 250% increase from the $88 million raised in 2013 and a 556% increase from 2012’s tota

July 26, 2015

these are startup business verticals that survives till the 4th year

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" why 70% start ups fail: 10 reasons"

These are the top 10 Reasons  according to start ups on why new business fail

These are the Industry verticals in  Percentage which are  still operating after 4 Years

  1. Finance Insurance and Real Estate :58 % 
  2. Education and Health 56 % 
  3. Agriculture 56 % 
  4. Services 55 % 
  5. Wholesale 54 % 
  6. Mining 51 % 
  7. Manufacturing 49 %
  8. Construction 47 % 
  9. Retail 47 % 
  10. Transportation, Communication and Utilities 45 %
  11. Information 37 %
In terms of industry statistics there are no concrete research and data about how many start ups fails every year , but generally according to  investment banking and Venture funding firms

The common rule of thumb is that of 10 start-ups, only three or four fail completely. Another three or four return the original investment, and one or two produce substantial returns. The National Venture Capital Association estimates that 25% to 30% of venture-backed businesses fail.

According to a recent Harvard Study three-quarters of venture-backed firms in the U.S. don't return investors' capital, according to recent research by Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School.

Another find was  a majority of start ups fail because of single one reason. Not knowing how to scale up. The second reason is a concept which is ahead of its time , while  a few VCs which spoke to spends spoke too " were unanimous in their views that they are willing to fund business that are ahead of its time, however it needs to scale up.. irrespective of the product is niche or mass c

May 11, 2015

The biggest VC deals by Industry and category

" VC investment by category"

"top 10 vc deals in 2014"

The  10 business vertical which saw the biggest vc investment 

The  top 10 industry vertical by subcategory ( 2011 to 2014) which saw highest VC investment and the second chart list outs the biggest vc deals in 2014. Facebook buying Whatsapp  for $22billion was  years biggest deal 

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May 10, 2015

US States ranked by the ease to raise venture capital funding

" US States ranked by the ease of getting venture capital funding "

 US States ranked by the ease of getting venture capital funding 

Utah, San Diego, Maryland and georgia are among the places where the chances and possibility of  getting VC funding is the  lowest in US 

Silicon valley,New York city, Virginia,Boston and Chicago where access and ease to getting a VC backed funding is the easiest ( data : Cbinsights)

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with 656 deals worth $12.31billion,corporate vc sets to take on traditional equity investors

"2014 saw 656 VC deals totalling  a mamoth $12.31billion  "
2014 saw 656 VC deals totalling  a mamoth $12.31billion   

While the tech giants led by Google, Facebook, Intel has the advantage of having a sizeble separate venture funding investing arm which helps them to enter the market and invest in hot start ups early. This has led them to compete against the traditional equity investors.This chart by CB insights shows how seemingly almost every big tech company, including Cisco, Samsung, and Comcast, has its own VC entity. Even non-tech companies like Walgreens and 7-Eleven have their own VC arms. 

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August 23, 2014

Highest M&A Deals by Investment banks in 2013;

Goldman Sachs is the biggest investment bank in MA sector

In 2013 Goldman Sachs was the leading bank by the value of managed Merger and Amalgamation deals. In 2013, mergers and acquisitions managed by Goldman Sachs were worth a total of around 604 billion US dollars. The number 2 investment bank  in the list was  JP Morgan with 563.7 US billion dollars, followed by Morgan Stanley


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