EY Venture Capital Study 2022
Despite the macroeconomic challenges of 2022, the attractiveness of the German tech start-up ecosystem remains high. With total new funding volume reaching USD 10.1 billion, 2022 is the second highest in history after the skyrocketing 2021. The percentage of foreign investors in M&A deals in the German tech start-up ecosystem remains high at 67%. For this year’s EY Venture Capital Study, we analyzed current trends, funding volumes, exits and M&A activities in the German tech start-up ecosystem in 2022.
EY VC Study 2022
Autor: Dr. Thomas Prüver, Artyom Nikifarau
Veröffentlichung: März 2023
Seitenanzahl: 50 Seiten
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- Despite a decrease in total new funding volume to USD 10.1 billion, 2022 saw the second highest volume in history after the skyrocketing year 2021.
- The number of M&A deals in the German tech start-up ecosystem increased by 19% compared to year 2021 to 203: European investors overtook North American investors in the acquisition of German tech start-ups.
- Investors with a focus on the German market raised 37 new funds with a total of USD 6.9 billion in fresh capital, of which the majority will be invested in early-stage start-ups.
- Macroeconomic challenges urged many start-ups to consider reshaping their business models to become more profit-oriented by implementing process optimizations and cost reduction initiatives in order to adapt to the changed risk profile of investors.