IndustryViews Venture Capital Review Q2 2018

New record levels of venture capital funding for UK and Irish technology companies were set in Q2 2018 according to the latest data from corporate finance firm, Ascendant. During Q2, a new high of £1.82b was invested in 281 deals of more than £0.5m by 346 investment groups at an average deal size of £6.5m. 59% of the deals involved more than one investor. During June, 101 companies were funded - the first time in the past 21 years that Ascendant has been tracking these deals that the number has exceeded 100.

This latest bumper edition of IndustryViews Venture Capital has more detail, along with a handy summary of the quarter's venture funding deals.

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