Healthcare MoneyTree™ report: Q1, 2020

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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 activity across all sectors, refer to the PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree™ Report.

Top five US Healthcare industries over the last five quarters:

Highlights for this quarter's report include, but are not limited to:

  • In the US: Funding for VC-backed Healthcare companies raised $6.0B in 190 deals.
  • Compared to Q4’19, the number of deals closed in Q1’20 decreased by 3% from 195 to 190.
  • Of the $6.0B raised in Q1’20, $2.7B was invested in the Biotechnology subsector while $996M was invested in the Medical Devices & Equipment industry.
  • A total of $2.8B was raised this quarter through 19 mega-rounds, making up 55% of total deal dollars raised in Q1’20.
  • In Q1’20, Silicon Valley raised $2.5B through 45 deals and is the leading region this quarter in terms of dollars raised. There were 9 mega-rounds in Silicon Valley.
  • There were 9 Healthcare IPOs in Q1’20 raising approximately $1.4B.
  • Globally: dollars invested increased to $8.4B in Q1’20, while the number of deals decreased from 441 in Q4’19 to 4399 in Q1’20. 

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US Health Industries Assurance Leader, PwC US

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