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February broke all-time VC investment record: €2.9B in Europe (€3.2B including Israel)

Each month, Dealroom provides and investment update for Europe & Israel, including major investments, exits, industry trends, country comparisons and much more.

European startups have hit the ground running in 2019. In February, €3.2 billion was invested into European and Israeli startups, including two rounds with above $1 billion valuation. While Q1 is not over yet, already investment in European startups is close to an all time quarterly high.

Major investment rounds in February were focused on Fintech companies such as OakNorth Bank, TradePlus24 and Raisin. In total, the 10 largest rounds accounted for €1.6B, or 50% of total investment.

2019 is expected to be the year of mega-rounds. About 30 rounds above $50 million have been recorded in 2019 to date. This mega-rounds trend is followed by a more focus on specific sectors i.e Health, Fintech & Software.

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Monthly venture capital update: February 2019

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