ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Nikkei Markets

Asia Powers Global Growth In Venture Capital Investment - Nikkei Asian Review

By Hiromi Sato
Nikkei Staff Writer
PALO ALTO, U.S. (Jan 17) -- Global venture capital investment jumped 49% in 2017 to a record-high $164.4 billion, with the majority of growth coming in Asia, not North America as in years past.

Investment in unlisted emerging companies rose 17% in North America amid a relative lull in Silicon Valley deals but more than doubled in Asia, according to data from venture capital tracker CB Insights and accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more