According to a study by Cb Insight In recent years, there has been a significant increase in Series A funding rounds larger than $10M in the technology sector, while small and medium-sized rounds have remained constant.
"In Spain, in the last two years, there have been no transactions of this size. The market is oriented towards smaller deals, the 80% under 1 million euros. It is difficult to compete with American technology companies when it comes to technology at a global level," says Diego Gutierrez of Abra Invest.
Increase of 206% in Serious A Rounds greater than $10M.
Since 2009 there has been a considerable increase in the number of large Series A funding rounds in technology companies. As we can see in the graph, since 2010 the number of rounds has grown by 74%, if we compare with 2009, this percentage increases to 206%.
Andreessen Horowitz and Accel Partners have been the main players on this stage.
Andreessen Horowitz has participated in more than 25 such financing rounds over the past five years, including Rap Genius, Mixpanel y Crowdtilt.
Accel Partners is in second place with investment companies such as Birchbox, Nomi y Hailo.
Below is a list of the top 10 investors in venture capital is that have participated more actively in Series A financing rounds larger than $10M.