Venture capital investment at $241 million in Q2-2017

July 24, 2017

MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $241 million in venture capital in the first quarter of 2017, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights.

Top industries for venture capital in Q2-2017 included:

  •     Internet: 7 deals worth $175 million
  •     Healthcare: 5 deals worth $60 million
  •     Software (non-internet/mobile): 1 deal worth $6 million
  •     Energy & Utilities: 1 deal, amount not disclosed.

There were 3 expansion stage deals totaling $207 million, 7 deals with early-stage companies worth 28 million, and 4 seed stage deals worth $6 million.

Last month, we released a report that examines venture capital investments in Minnesota over the last 21 years. The report draws on data CB Insights, and aims to put Minnesota’s venture capital investments in context and identify industries that stand out from the others. You can find this report and much more on our Research page.

Q2-2017 Venture Capital Infographic


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