2021 was a record year for investment capital

The just-released, first-ever edition of the “PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor First Look” reports that U.S. venture capital activity reached new heights in 2021. As noted here, the numbers are staggering – $329.8 billion in capital invested and more than $177 billion in reported exits.

How did area start-ups and funds that invest in them fare in 2021? What is the outlook for 2022? Our annual “Investor Outlook” series featuring the insights of seven angel or venture capitalists begins publishing the week of January 17.

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