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Q4 2023 Tennessee Deal Report

By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Associate View the entire deal report.  Venture market outlook for 2024: key points Challenging Environment: Expect continued difficulties in 2024 as excesses from past years are corrected. The market’s recovery depends on economic resilience and exit market improvements. Funding: Most startups will need to raise capital in 2024. Many may face […]

Q3 2023 Tennessee Deal Report

By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Associate View the full report: TN Deal Q3 ’23 National Trends Quick Hits Venture environment remains down after the 2021 boom. B2B tech weakness indicates a prolonged tech recession. LPs highly selective in VC commitments given weak returns and low liquidity. IPOs/M&A minimal. Valuations stay compressed, especially later stage. Lackluster venture […]

Q2 2023 Tennessee Deal Report

By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Analyst View Q2 2023 Deal Report. Funding Recap In 2023, venture capital funding in Tennessee startups went from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows — with a harsh ~79% drop from Q1 2023.  This is the lowest recorded funding over the past three years since the COVID pandemic […]

Q1 2023 Tennessee Deal Report

By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Analyst In Q1 of 2023, venture capital funding for Tennessee startups was a notable bright spot in the industry — with a dramatic 325% increase from the previous quarter and a 211% increase from the same quarter the previous year. This was especially unexpected considering the downward trend of venture funding […]

Q4 2022 Tennessee Deal Report

Q4 2022 Tennessee Deal Report By Evan Prislovsky, Capital Analyst In Q4 of 2022, Tennessee startups raised a total of $182 million in venture capital funding, a ~24% decrease from the previous quarter and a ~24% increase from the same quarter the previous year. Despite the decrease in quarterly funding, the number of deals remained […]

The Q2 2022 Tennessee VC Deal Report

Launch Tennessee periodically publishes essays written by entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of the startup ecosystem here in Tennessee and across the southeast region, sharing thoughtful and unique observations and perspectives on the business landscape and the challenges they’re encountering. Today on the blog, we are joined by Launch Tennessee’s very own Capital Analyst. Post By: […]

The Q3 2022 Tennessee VC Deal Report

Launch Tennessee periodically publishes essays written by entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of the startup ecosystem here in Tennessee and across the southeast region, sharing thoughtful and unique observations and perspectives on the business landscape and the challenges they’re encountering. Today on the blog, we are joined by Launch Tennessee’s very own Capital Analyst. To view […]

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