VC Funding for Startups Drops 55% as Investors Become Cautious

  • US startups raised $37 billion from venture capitalists in the first quarter of this year, the lowest amount in 13 consecutive quarters.
  • Investors have reduced both the size and number of checks they write.
  • The first quarter marked the lowest number of deals, fewer than 3,000, in more than five years.


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