A couple of key highlights of August 2018:

-  5 deals undertaken, amounting to $7.1M in disclosed funding

-  YTD 2018 saw roughly the same number of startups funded compared to the same period in 2017, but a considerable $173M drop in amount invested

-  The top 3 funded startups in August 2018 were Shedul ($5.0M), SEEZ ($1.0M) and Nawah Scientific ($0.65M)

 

August 2018 comparison

•  Deals: 5 in August 2018

•  Disclosed Investments: $7.1M in August 2018

 

August 2018 vis-à-vis August 2017: 

- Deals: 30 fewer deals in August 2018 (5) compared to August 2017 (35) 

- Disclosed Investments: $30M less invested in August 2018 ($7M) compared to August 2017 ($37M)

 

August 2018 vis-à-vis July 2018: 

- Deals: the same number of deals in August 2018 (5) compared to July 2018 (7)

- Disclosed Investments: $34M less invested in August 2018 ($7M) compared to July 2018 ($41M)

 

January – August 2018 vis-à-vis January – August 2017: 

- Deals: 6 fewer deals in Jan-Aug 2018 (188) compared to Jan-Aug 2017 (194) 

- Disclosed Investments: $173M less invested in Jan-Aug 2018 ($165M) compared to Jan-Aug 2017 ($339M)