Venture capital investment at $56 million in Q4-2016, total 2016 investment at $339 million

January 16, 2017

MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $56 million in venture capital in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. Total 2016 Venture Capital Investment reached $339 million.

Top industries for venture capital in Q4-2016 included:

  •     Healthcare: $37.5 million
  •     Software (non-internet/mobile): $16.5 million
  •     Internet: $2 million

Inspire Medical Systems led the way with a $37.5 million investment. MedNet raised $16.5 million, and TrackIF raised $2 million.

In 2016, we released a report that examines venture capital investments in Minnesota over the last 21 years. The report draws on data from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association’s (NVCA) MoneyTree Report, and aims to put Minnesota’s venture capital investments in context and identify industries that stand out from the others.

You can find the report here.

Q4-2016 Infographic

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