Published on 14 Jan. 2000 to 20: 10
It’s not just stock market indices that broke records last year. The latest report from CB Insights _ “State of Venture 2021” _figure at 621 billion dollars venture capital fundraising (+111%) . The herd of “unicorns” gilded on edge – 959 unlisted companies valued over 1 billion – grew by 69%. Fintechs alone have concentrated a fifth of this risk gold (+169 %), with the highest proportion of early stage, a good omen for 850 and 2023.
The Stock Exchange will then need to accommodate these stories of growth, to renew itself. Because the money returned to investors by listed companies in the form of
share buybacks rose even higher in 2021, at 850 billion for members of the flagship US index alone, according to an estimate by S&P Dow Jones Indices.
The time elapsed between the first fundraising and the transition to unicorn status remained stable at 4 years and 7 months on average (61 month and 31 months for the median).
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