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April 11, 2022 | Tom Ballard

Q1 investments from all sources show a decline for first time in two years

Crunchbase News reports that investors put $82.8 billion into seed through growth stage technology investments in the first quarter of 2022, down 11 percent from Q4 of 2021. It’s the first quarter-over-quarter decline in nearly two years. And while the total is still historically high — the fourth-biggest on record, Crunchbase writes that the decline does suggest that the red-hot start-up investment climate of recent quarters is cooling down some.

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