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2019 on pace for another $100B invested as VC exit value tops $200B for the first time [datagraphic]


With one quarter to go in 2019, deal value is set to surpass $100 billion for the second year straight. Mega-deals continue to flow unabated, with 185 already completed this year. While another year of such capital largesse may seem de rigeur by now, 2019 exits represent a new high: Annual exit value has exceeded $200 billion for the first time this decade. Despite their lumpiness, liquidity events for VC have ranged from outsized to more frequent than normal, with well over two-thirds of the year's exits sized at $100 million or more. Liquidity seems to be finally coming in tandem with massive investment flows in 2019.

Explore the datagraphic below for more on the latest US venture capital trends in fundraising, deals and exits. Click on the graphic to see a larger version of the image.

All of the data featured below is sourced from the

3Q 2019 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor.