This will be the year 2018 in terms of investments in Capital Risk. GOWEEZ and the START-UP GOLF CHALLENGE, the first golf competition between Investors and Entrepreneurs, explains why
1/ The Trends
Before that, we have to situate things, the year 2018 is not over yet so we must be vigilant. But all the indicators show that this year is unique. The first element that allows to demonstrate this is the number of Rounds made over the 3 quarters.
Indeed, each of these quarters has experienced a huge increase. Take for example Q3 which offers an increase in the number of Table Rounds by more than 34% compared to the same quarter in 2017
But if we talk concretely about the volumes of money raised we are overwhelming any kind of previous statements.
(see the graph below)
START-UP GOLF CHALLENGE – Money raised in France Quarter Timeline
2/ Money raised
Never have been such amounts invested in the french history of venture capital. Notably in Q2 2018 with a month of May which alone represents 46% of the volume of business issued this quarter.
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3/ Another sure sign
Record broken ! The good news is that there will be no more doubt. Taking these first three quarters of 2018 and comparing them to the complete year 2017, we are already at 23% increase of volumes invested in Venture Capital.
A very favorable sign that is confirmed by many Tweets issued by the National Federation of Business Angels:
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