Venture funding into crypto on pace to be down 40% from Q1 2019

Quick Take

  • While it’s still early – and any real effects of the coronavirus still haven’t been realized within private markets – the current annualized run rate for venture funding into the industry is on pace to match similar inflow from 2017, but down ~40% from last year (also down 40% Y/Y vs 1Q19*)
  • We include an index of all the deals and funding announcements The Block has covered in 2020
Q1 2020 funding into cryptocurrency/blockchain verticals down ~40% vs Q1 2019 The following funding data into “Blockchain/Cryptocurrency” industry verticals comes from Pitchbook.  Note: The data was cleaned and improperly classified companies & dollar transactions were removed within the top 200 rows, sorted by capital raised. It’s important to note there may still be some inconsistencies […]

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