January 12, 2019 - 11:13 AM EST
VC Deals Of The Week: Strong Start For Uber Competitors










VC Deals Of The Week: Strong Start For Uber Competitors

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VC spending hit a new high in 2018 with nearly $131B deployed across almost 9,000 deals, according to PitchBook data. The investment total was above the $100M record in 2000 during the dotcom boom, but the total deal number was down 5% Y/Y. Deals totaling $50M and larger accounted for over 61% of investments.

Self-driving software: Waymo (GOOGL) and Uber (UBER) competitor Aurora is raising at

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Source: SeekingAlpha (January 12, 2019 - 11:13 AM EST)