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Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – First Quarter 2021
By Cynthia Clarfield Hess, Mark A. Leahy, Khang Tran

Fenwick’s latest VC survey is in. We analyzed the terms of 259 venture financings closed in the first quarter of 2021 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley, finding valuation results not only continued their momentum from the last quarter of 2020, but reached new historical highs. 

Key Findings Include:
We saw the highest average and median price increases recorded in the history of the survey.Late-stage financings recorded greatest gains in average and median price increases compared to the prior quarter.Valuations strengthened across all industries.Use of senior liquidation preferences and participation rights remained low.
Learn more about Q1 2021 venture trends.

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