Global University Venturing's analysis of the second quarter of 2019 shows increased investment activity as the year progresses and record-breaking amounts generated through exits.
Global University Venturing has published the second update to its flagship longitudinal report, which is available for free to subscribers now or as a separate purchase. Here are the key findings.
Over the course of the past six years, Global University Venturing has tracked more than 2,730 investments in spinouts– add in the number of exits and it is 2,990 deals in total. That is more than 1,000 additional deals since Global University Venturing first published this flagship report in 2016.
The first quarter of 2019 may not have broken records, but it puts the year on track for a solid performance after the historic successes of the previous 12 months.
Global University Venturing looks at the investment and exit figures of 2018 and talks to some of the thought leaders that made it a record-breaking twelve months.
Our prediction that we would see the highest number of deals yet in a calendar year has come true with another quarter still ahead of us.
Indiana University has marked a successful three-year period during which it reported 154 licensing agreements and $17.1m in tech transfer revenue.
Building on last year's records, Tech Launch Arizona has added another 16 spinouts to its portfolio in the fifth financial year since the office was formed.