After passing the 500k milestone last month, the CrunchBase community has continued to contribute at a record pace. The CrunchBase dataset has grown significantly since 2013 Q1 when it encompassed just over 291k profiles. One year later we now capture over 537k companies, investors, people and products in CrunchBase. Highlights of the March 2014 Export include:
- 2014 Q1 Investment in software companies has already surpassed $2B
- Education and Finance have already combined for 160 funding rounds in Q1
- Eight investors have recorded 20+ funding rounds in 2014 including: Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Plug & Play Ventures, Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Khosla Ventures and Intel Capital.
- 83 venture funding rounds in India, 35 rounds for Israel startups in Q1 2014
The CrunchBase dataset continues to grow at a blistering pace thanks to our community of contributors and members of the CrunchBase Venture Program. We’re publishing this snapshot today which includes all venture funded companies.
You can download the snapshot here and if you find any errors or omissions, please let us know!