Healthcare MoneyTree™ report: Q1 2018

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PwC and CB Insights' Healthcare MoneyTree™ report brings you a quarterly publication based on US venture capital funding for healthcare related industries. Each issue is broken out by five key sections: US healthcare trends, US healthcare industries, US healthcare places, US healthcare movers and shakers, and Global healthcare trends.

For full analysis of Q1’18 activity across all sectors, refer to the PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree™ Report.

Healthcare funding increased in Q1’18, but deals decreased

Highlights for this quarters' report include, but are not limited to:
  • Dollars invested in US Healthcare increased to $5.3B in Q1’18 (an all-time record), which was up 21% from the total funding in the prior quarter.
  • Biotechnology related industries raised more than $4 billion in a quarter for the first time.
  • Dollars raised from mega-round deals made up 41% of the total dollars raised in Q1’18, up six percentage points from 35% in Q4’17.
  • New England maintains its lead above Silicon Valley in dollars invested in Q1’18.


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