Nearly $2bn was invested into the sector in Q4 and more than $6.35bn was invested in 2019.
Last year's VC-baked M&A deal share increased amid interest from strategic buyers to 'buy instead of build' their tech capabilities.
KKR invested in the company out of its newly raised Next Generation Technology Fund II, which closed in January on $2.2bn.
healthtech
More than $14.7bn was invested in healthtech during 2019 across 1,301 deals.
Co-founder Steven Dring says the start-up expects to reach its target 'pretty soon' and is working on building out a new cohort of hydroponic farms with partners.
By Tom Stein, VCJ Correspondent Children are often told to finish their plates because there are so many starving kids around the world. But what many people forget is that food waste is also terrible for the planet and a chief contributor to climate change.  Every year, the world produces about 4 billion tons of […]
A banker tells me direct listings may be hot to talk about, but don't expect many this year.
In 2019, 24 new AI unicorns were created and non-US companies dominated the AI funding landscape, found a new report.
Cambridge Associates recommends family offices to have a venture allocation of 15% to 20% and believes venture offers family offices a way to make money to pass down for years to come.
UK
The UK venture market saw a record amount of funding during 2019 after a 31 percent, $3.9 billion, increase over 2018.
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