The technological bets of European Venture Capital in 2017

In 2017, European venture capital bet on the so-called “Deep Tech” (which includes activities such as artificial intelligence, robotics or semiconductors, among others), as revealed by the data published by the information and investment analysis platform Dealroom.

Among the main trends detected when analysing the technological investments made in Europe during the past year through venture capital, Dealroom highlights that the invested amount was of €19,400 million, which represents an outstanding increase of 36% compared to the €14,300 million invested in 2016.

Dealroom provides a comprehensive interactive database in which they offer, among other data, investment figures by thematic area and by industry. The following two graphs offer the ranking of technological investment in Europe during 2017 based on precisely these two concepts: