Corporate Venture Capital Report – Q2 2014

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Corporate venture capital investment activity boomed in Q2. The number of corporate VCs doing deals hit a multi-year high.

Corporate venture capital boomed once again last quarter led by top investors Google Ventures & Intel Capital, and large rounds of financing for the likes of Flatiron Health and Anaplan among others. In Q2’14, CVC investors participated in $4.02B of financings across 187 deals. On a sequential basis, this represented 34% growth in financings and 45% growth in financing transactions. Compared to the same quarter last year, CVC funding more than doubled the $1.73B of funding in Q2’13.

Highlights from this quarter include:

  • CVCs fund $4.02 billion across 187 deals
  • California takes 2/3 of corporate VC share
  • CVCs are involved in 29% of total VC funding
  • Number of corporate VC participation continues growth to multi-year high
  • Corporate venture funding to healthcare rebounds to five-quarter high
  • Internet CVC deals skyrocket in Q2
  • Google Ventures and Intel Capital are most active CVCs
  • Corporate VC deal sizes top $20 million for second straight quarter

Q2 2014 CVC Report – CVCs participated in $4B of funding across 187 deals.

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