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Q3 2015 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • Internet sector takes in 72% of total NY VC funding in Q3 2015
  • New York VC funding down 24.2% from Q2 2015
  • New York’s average deal size down 6.9% from Q2 2015
  • NYC digital employment up 3.3% from Q2 2015
  • Data Processing, Hosting, and Other Information Services employment up 144.5% in ten years


Q2 2015 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 49% from Q1 2015
  • New York’s average deal size up 26.6% from Q1 2015
  • Internet sector takes in 58% of total NY VC funding
  • NYC digital employment up 6.5% from Q1 2015
  • Software Publishing employment up 117.8% in ten years


Q1 2015 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 33% from Q4 2014
  • Internet sector takes in 80% of total NY VC funding
  • Average Early Stage deal size in NY increases to $5.3 million
  • NYC digital employment up 3.4% from Q4 2014
  • Telecommunications establishments up 9.2% in ten years


Q4 2014 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • NY VC funding up 53% in 2014
  • NY takes 15% of Internet VC funding nationally
  • Late stage deal value up 56%
  • NYC digital employment up 18%
  • Media Buying and Other Advertising Services employment up 153% in ten years

Q3 2014 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • NY VC funding rose 117% from Q3 2013
  • VC Internet investment crosses $1 billion threshold
  • Late-stage funding deal values continue to increase
  • NYC digital employment up 4.7% from Q2 2014
  • 17 M&A deals for VC-backed NY companies

Q2 2014 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 87% from Q2 2013
  • 81% of NY’s VC dollars went to Internet companies
  • Late-stage funding continues to rise
  • NYC digital employment up 5% from Q1 2014
  • Software Publishers employment up 51% in ten years

Q1 2014 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 60% from Q1 2013
  • 65% of NY’s VC deals went to Internet companies
  • Late-stage funding on the rise
  • NYC digital employment up 5% from Q4 2013
  • Electronic shopping and mail order establishments up 122% in ten years 

Q4 2013 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 51% between 2012 and 2013
  • 75% of NY’s 2013 VC dollars go to Internet companies
  • Ed Tech deals growing in NY and across the country
  • Fab.com and MongoDB were largest NY deals for the year
  • NYC employment in computer systems up 26% since 2009

Q3 2013 Analysis of the Tech Sector in NY

  • New York VC funding up 41% year-over-year
  • 80% of New York VC goes to Internet and Mobile sectors
  • New York fields 11% of M&A exits in Q3 2013
  • Big data startups on the rise
  • NYC employment in Internet publishing and broadcasting up 145% since 2009 

Q2 2013 Venture Capital Analysis in NY 

  • New York VC funding up 16% this quarter
  • 3/4 of NY funding dollars go to Series B or later rounds
  • New York fields 8% of nation’s IPOs and 18% of M&A exits
  • Fab.com raised $150 million in nation’s largest Q2 deal
  • NYC gained 8,700 new tech jobs in 2012 

Q1 2013 Venture Capital Analysis in NY

  • New York VC funding up 71% YOY
  • Internet sector continues to be strong
  • Seed and Series A account for 63% of NY VC deal
  • NYC tech jobs outpacing private sector growth
  • NY continues to be #2 state for tech VC

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    Our latest Trends & Insights publication analyzes venture capital highlights for Q4 2013 and overall trends from 2013. During Q4 2013, New York saw a significant increase in VC investment with investment dollars reaching $1.2 billion, a 76% increase relative to the previous quarter.

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