In which sectors does European venture capital invest?

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BY : Diego GutiérrezOctober Wed, 2014
ICTS (1)Since 2012, the biotechnology sector has received the most investment with 1.85Bn$ in 126 deals, accounting for 18% of the total amount invested in Venture capital. However, investments in ICT-related companies are currently gaining momentum, especially in sectors such as analytics, fintech and online food and hotel services, where large transactions have been carried out.

Ranking of the most active sectors

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In the top 10, ICT-related sectors such as e-commerce, cloud, software and "web content" received 54% of the amount invested in venture capital is. In the first half of 2014, large transactions were carried out in ICT-related companies.

Among them is the round that has received Dropbox of 350M$, among the investors we know that there are Blackrock.

The Berliner Delivery hero  has also received two rounds of 88M$ and 85M$ in H1 2014 for its global online food ordering platform.

At Analytics and Finance we excel in the application of analytical technology to the financial sector. For example, the German Kreditech has received 40M$ to apply big data to credit scoring, as has London-based Nutmeg to manage investments online received 32M$ in June 2014.

If you are interested in the full report of the Venture capital in Europe in the first half of 2014 you can click here.

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