Healthcare MoneyTree™ report: Q4 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 Q4’18 activity across all sectors, refer to the PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree™ Report.

US Healthcare deal share by stage

Early and expansion stage deals made up the majority of deals.


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

  • Median deal size for expansion and seed stage companies increased, hitting $22.0M and $3.2M respectively.
  • The Biotechnology subsector led the Healthcare industry in Q4’18 in terms of dollars invested, raising $978M, a 55% decrease from Q3’18 raising $2,168M.
  • New England is above Silicon Valley in dollars invested in Q4’18, with $1,348M raised this quarter through 28 deals.
  • New England held 33% of the US Healthcare market share for total deal dollars invested in Q4’18, while Silicon Valley accounted for 26% of total deal dollars. Together, both regions accounted for more than half of the total deal dollars in the country this quarter.

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