Tech funding in Europe in January 2016: a massive uplift at the early stage, Spain's hangover, and more

In January 2016, tech.eu tracked 254 funding deals, totalling €1.6 billion. We take a look at these numbers and highlight some interesting facts.

The year is off to a good start for European technology companies. In January 2016, tech.eu tracked 254 funding deals, totalling €1.6 billion. This represents a 151% and 69% increase, respectively, compared to the previous year.

While monthly data can be heavily influenced by large rounds and not be entirely representative of the future evolution of an economic sector, we found certain aspects in our data worth highlighting. This week, we'll be releasing an in-depth report on tech funding in Europe in 2015, by the way, so you might want to subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated.

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