Q3 venture capital investments continue at near record level

“The start-up funding party is still raging,” Crunchbase News writes in a recent post, noting that “North American venture capital investment held up at near-record-setting levels in the third quarter, as both early and late stage dealmaking remained on fire and big exits accumulated.”

At $79.6 billion in Q3, Crunchbase notes the number is “just a hair shy” of the $80 billion total for the prior quarter, and the second-highest total on record.

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