• The number of companies raising financing at a billion dollar valuation in Q1 2014 rose sharply.
  • Ever since the start of the year, 11 different U.S. based private tech companies closed their first financing infusion at a $1B+ valuation.
  • This 3-month figure is comparable to the total number of U.S. tech companies that raised their first financing at a $1B+ valuation in all of 2013.
  • This 3-month figure is also a 57% increase from 2012′s year-end tally.



Source: CB Insights