Embroker looks at VC market for non-unicorn start-ups

Embroker, which describes itself as “a leading provider of insurance to venture backed start-ups,” has released its first-ever report looking at the venture capital middle market and successful new companies under $1 billion. Data came from an analysis of a sample of the firm’s clients.

Highlights from the report include:

  • 28 percent of U.S.-based start-ups started acquiring capital in the pre-revenue stage;
  • 40 percent of seed start-ups needed to raise from $5 to $10 million to move onto Series A rounds;
  • 42 percent of start-ups that moved onto Series B raised funds of $20 million or more;
  • Media start-ups have the greatest funding success averaging nearly $82 million raised in Series B alone; and
  • The real estate sector dominated seed funding, raising $8.9 million on average.

To see the full report titled “A Look Into VC Funding in 2019,” click here.

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