Total equity investments into venture-backed real estate tech startups.
Venture capitalists invested $1.42 billion in 148 deals in 2015. Total venture dollars deployed to real estate tech startup companies for the year decreased 2.5 percent and total deal count was down 16.5 percent compared to 2014 when $1.45 billion was invested in 176 deals. The third quarter marked the second highest funding round since the third quarter of 2014 with $570 million of venture capital invested in a single quarter.
The $220 million and $279 million investment in the first and fourth quarter of 2015 were the second and third lowest funding rounds since the first quarter of 2014. The annual total average venture amount peaked at $7.1 million, a 7.8 percent decrease since 2014 with $7.7 million, and 91.9 percent increase since 2013 with $3.7 million.
The second half of 2015 out performed the midyear average venture amount by 27 percent, a delta of $1.8 million. Despite the fourth quarters dramatic venture funding decline, the third and fourth quarter average funding amount peaked at $7.97 million.
In the full RE:Tech VC Investment Report, we analyze a full range of venture activity in real estate tech, including:
› Total Funding in Real Estate Tech
› Total Deals in Real Estate Tech
› Total Deals in Residential and CRE Tech
› Total Investments in Residential and CRE Tech
› Real Estate Tech M&A by Number of Deals
› Itemized list of Real Estate Tech M&A