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Data spotlight: Complete list of VC funds raised by U.S.-based firms in H1 2014

American venture capital firms raised $18.3 billion for 146 venture capital funds in the first six months of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of Venture Capital Journal). Including previous fundraising periods, those funds have raised a total of just more than $22 billion.

Notably, the mega-fund trend continues to gather momentum. The five largest funds raised in the first half of the year collected $1 billion or more, led by Andreessen Horowitz, which closed on $1.7 billion for Andreessen Horowitz Fund Fund IVTechnology Crossover Ventures, which raised $1.36 billion for TCV VIII; and Norwest Venture Partners, which pulled in $1.2 billion for Norwest Venture Partners XII.

Also worth noting, the 10 largest funds raised a combined $8.9 billion in the first six months of the year, or nearly half of all the capital raised during that period. Looking at it another way, less than 7 percent of the total number of funds accounted for nearly 50 percent of the capital raised.

The last three years have been particularly busy for mega-funds, with 14 funds of $1 billion or more raising a combined $18.2 billion during that period.

During the past decade, 29 funds have raised $1 billion or more. Of that total, 11 funds collectively raised $19.5 billion from 2004 to the end of 2008, while 18 funds have raised about $23 billion since 2009.

Here are the 10 largest funds raised in the first half.

For a complete list of the fundraisers, click on the table attached to this story.

Ten largest VC funds raised by U.S.-based firms in 1H 2014        
Rank Fund
Firm
Fund size ($M) Amount raised in range ($M) Location
1 Andreessen Horowitz Fund IV LP Andreessen Horowitz LLC $1,700.00 $1,700.00 Menlo Park, Calif.
2 TCV VIII LP Technology Crossover Ventures $1,588.38 $1,360.00 Palo Alto, Calif.
3 Norwest Venture Partners XII LP Norwest Venture Partners $1,200.00 $1,200.00 Palo Alto, Calif.
4 Founders Fund V LP The Founders Fund $1,015.20 $1,015.20 San Francisco
5 Accel Growth Fund III LP Accel Partners & Co Inc $1,000.00 $1,000.00 Palo Alto, Calif.
6 Lightspeed Venture Partners X LP Lightspeed Venture Partners X LP $950.00 $950.00 Menlo Park, Calif.
7 J.P. Morgan Digital Growth Fund II LP JPMorgan Chase & Co $797.33 $53.00 New York
8 Bain Capital Venture Fund 2014 LP Bain Capital Venture Partners LLC $715.00 $650.00 Boston
9 FTV IV LP FTV Capital $714.00 $348.14 San Francisco
10 GGV Capital V LP GGV Capital $621.92 $621.92 Menlo Park, Calif.
Total     $10,301.83 $8,898.26  
Source: Thomson Reuters