US-based startups raked in more than half of all funding in 2021 ($14.1B). With 75% of deals in early stages, the funding surge is likely still in its infancy.
Overall, blockchain funding accounted for 4% of global venture dollars in 2021, up from just 1% in 2020.
We expect this share to rise in 2022 thanks to emerging crypto, NFT, and Web3 startups.
Over 170 pages of charts & analysis, we highlight funding trends, exits, and top deals & investors for categories like NFTs & DeFi and across geographies such as the US (NYC, Silicon Valley, Miami, etc.) & Europe.
Get all the data here.
Googly eyes for quantum
Google is doubling down on its quantum computing bets.
The tech giant is targeting 1M qubits by the end of the decade and recently opened a quantum computing campus.
We dig into these moves and more (like what Alphabet's secretive Sandbox quantum team is doing) in this analysis.