By Joanna Glasner and Gené Teare

The typical investment in a U.S. seed-stage company rose in the first half of 2016, with many startups and their backers looking to shore up a longer runway before seeking Series A funding, according to CrunchBase data.

Overall, the average seed round size in the first half of this year was $1.14 million, up from $947,000 in the same period last year.

Median dollars for a seed raise in the first half of 2016 was $625,000, up from $425,000 dollars in 2015. As average and median seed fundings keep rising, seed is increasingly looking like the new Series A.


For the full article, please visit “CrunchBase sees rise in average seed round in 2016” on TechCrunch.

  • Originally published September 7, 2016