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SecureDocs Market Insights By The Numbers: January 8, 2016

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Happy New Year! Here is the January 8th issue of SecureDocs Virtual Data Room's Market Insights By the Numbers. A weekly review of top industry transactions, security news, insights into the SecureDocs Virtual Data Room, and a weekly wrap up of complementary resources, courtesy of SecureDocs. Enjoy!

Fundraising and Transaction News


US$86.9 Billion

That's the amount in fees Investment Bankers collected globally for services ranging from merger and acquisitions (M&A) advisory to capital markets in 2015. Bad news- that's the lowest figure since 2013. Good news- M&A fees rose 8% year-over-year, making it the strongest year in history for deal making. [Reuters]


US$27.4 Billion

That's how much corporate VCs poured into startups world wide in 2015. This trend is growing steadily, and absolutely expected to continue through 2016. [PitchBook]


UK£2.5 Billion

That's the amount invested in privately held UK tech companies last year. Good news for UK startups, all signs point to this investment trend continuing through 2016. [Management Today]


US$120 Million

That's the amount in Europe's BlueYard Capital's "Early-Stage" Fund. This fund is aimed to open doors for European startups at both the seed and Series A stages. [TechCrunch]


US$6.5 Million

That's the average amount organizations pay when they suffer a security breach. Ouch! Silver lining- companies can take proactive steps to prevent data breaches, like implementing a Secure Data Room for document sharing and storage. [The National Law Review]


SecureDocs Virtual Data Room Insights


$50 Million

That's the amount SecureDocs Client Procore Technologies recently raised, congratulations Procore! [OCTA FINANCE]


$40 Million

That the amount that SecureDocs Client eFFECTOR Therapeutics recently raised, congratulations eFFECTOR! [eFFECTOR]



That's the percent of SecureDocs Virtual Data Room users ensuring that there information is secure by utilizing 2 Factor Authentication. Taking the time to add this one step can mean protecting your business from

SecureDocs Weekly Resource Wrap up


Blog Recap


5 Things About Secure Document Sharing You Boss Wants You To Know Read More

8 Myths About Investors Read More

Startup Toolkit: What to Budget For Read More


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Due Diligence Checklist

It's a new year! Time to get your business diligence ready. So, here is the SecureDocs Virtual Data Room complementary Due Diligence Checklist to help you get a jump on things. (Download Here)


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