Author: Ashok Shanmugam, Co-Founder & CEO, Connect2Investors
According to AngelList, ‘FinTech, Web3, HealthTech, Enterprise, & AI/ML’ are the most popular sectors based on the Deal Share in 2022 and ‘FinTech, Web3, HealthTech, BioTech, SaaS, & AI/ML’ are the most popular sectors based on the Capital Deployed in 2022.
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According to a recent PitchBook report, VCs have steadily increased their positions in generative AI, from $408 million in 2018 to $4.8 billion in 2021 to $4.5 billion in 2022. Angel and seed deals have also grown, with 107 deals and $358.3 million invested in 2022 compared with just 41 and $102.8 million in 2018.
OpenAI has a market valuation of US$29 billion. The company’s 2023 revenue is forecast to reach US$200 million, and it is expected to reach US$1 billion in 2024.
According to Preqin data and SVB analysis, in 2022, record $289B of dry powder in the US Startup ecosystem, with $117B committed to funds focused on early-stage, $37B committed to funds focused on late-stage, and $135B committed to funds focused on general.
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