“Q3 exhibits two optimistic tendencies, first an uninterrupted progress on the seed stage and second, a larger than historic common allocation to cleantech.”
This quarter, investments in early and seed-stage firms confirmed the best resilience, making up 45% and 43% of all transactions, respectively. With $152 million invested on the seed stage throughout 62 offers, the YTD whole has reached $630 million, virtually double the quantity invested in 2020 and on tempo to surpass 2021’s file by yr’s finish.
CAD $4.5 billion invested over 271 offers, the knowledge, communications, and expertise (ICT) sector continues to steer when it comes to funding, accounting for greater than half of all VC offers up to now.
The life sciences vertical has finalized 82 offers this yr, or 16% of all offers, amounting to 12% of whole VC deal worth. With $459M invested throughout 36 agreements, cleantech funding exceeded 2020 ranges. Investments within the cleantech sector are being pushed by institutional and governmental net-zero ambitions.
Wanting on the personal fairness area, the third quarter of 2022 noticed $2.4B invested into 199 offers, bringing the year-to-date (YTD) whole to $6.5B throughout 622 offers.