2021 was a remarkable year for the European venture capital (VC) ecosystem. Venture capital investment in Europe crossed the €100B mark for the first time in 2021, reports Pitchbook in the recently published “2021 European Venture Report” along with EMEA VC analyst Nalin Patel.
Here are six key takeaways from the report:
VC investment in Europe reached €102.9B
According to the report, Venture capital investment in Europe reached €102.9B as investors and startups closed substantial rounds throughout a bumper 12-month period.
The number of completed VC deals reached a record 10,583, indicating that rounds are growing in frequency and magnitude across the European VC landscape.