PNW's VC Ecosystem Posts a Record $5.4B in Value for 2020
May 19, 2021
The Pacific Northwest (PNW) represents one of the strongest emerging tech and VC ecosystems in the U.S., living up to that reputation in 2020, as startups across the region raised a record $5.4 billion in fresh funding.
This installment of Bridge Bank's Markets to Watch series unpacks the top trends that have defined a decade that witnessed VC investment value expand at a compound annual growth rate of 19% across the PNW. Additionally, the report contains analysis of the region's leading database software and cloudtech & DevOps segments.
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