This is the second of four articles focused on Q2 2016 startup funding from a regional and global perspective. Last week, we gave an overview of global funding in Q2 2016 compared to last year. This week, we break down the data by industries and evaluate where funding has increased the most and which have taken the hardest hits.
We start out by looking at the total funding in three different regions. In the next posts, we’ll break this data down by industries, discovering which industries had the most growth and in stages, discovering if there’s been significant changes to which stages are the most active. Finally, we’ll look at some of the top deals of the last three months.
May 31st, 2016 Tallinn, Estonia —Latitude59: Opening This morning, during the opening talks at Latitude59, the Head of Startup Estonia, Mari Vavulski unveiled their new startup database in partnership with Funderbeam. Its purpose is to assist the local startup ecosystem in attracting even more foreign investment.
So far, we’ve updated you all on our most recent data concerning 2015 total funding as well as funding organized by round in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC*. If you haven’t read either of those articles yet, you should start here and here. For the purposes of this article we’ll highlight the funded companies for Seed, Series A, and Series B rounds in 2015.