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Venture Forward is the go-to resource for research and data on the venture capital industry. Research produced by Venture Forward, as well as from third-parties, offers insights into the role and impact of venture capital on our economy and innovation.

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SVB Healthcare Investments & Exits Report

Twice a year, SVB publishes deep-dive analyses describing fundraising, investment, M&A and IPO activity of private, venture-backed biopharma, medical device and diagnostic/tools companies.

SVB State of the Markets: Q1 2020

In this report, SVB examines the state of venture in Q1 2020.

SVB 2020 Startup Outlook Report

For SVB’s 11th annual Startup Outlook Report, they asked founders and executives in the US, the UK, China and Canada to share their perspectives on the year ahead.

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8,400+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2018 to build and growth their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

Approx. 1,000

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $360 billion to put to work in startups.

10,000+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2019 to build and grow their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

1,300+

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $444 billion in assets.