Orlando sees smaller VC deals after historic 2020 levels

Local venture capital activity slowed down in early 2021, but there are bright signs ahead for startup fundraising.

Metro Orlando companies landed $27.2 million from nine venture capital deals in the first quarter, according to the latest Venture Monitor report from Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association. While the number of investment deals is unchanged from fourth-quarter 2021, the average value per deal shrank from $14.8 million to $3 million. Read more here