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19 May 2017

Deal numbers drop in April

This is our data snapshot based on last month’s investment activity. The charts and tables have been generated by our data platform GCV Analytics.

Author: Kaloyan Andonov, reporter, GCV Analytics

The number of corporate-backed deals in April stood at 145, only slightly down from the 148 funding rounds at the same time last year. Investment value fell by 54%, compared with last year – down to $5.01bn from $11.11bn in April 2016. Only one company, Flipkart, raised a funding round above $1bn.