U.S. companies buy a lot more startups than European acquirers

October 3, 2016

europe-startup-exit-report-mind-the-bridge-crunchbaseU.S. companies have a massively greater appetite for startups than their European counterparts, according to a new report on transatlantic M&As from Crunchbase and entrepreneurship foundation, Mind the Bridge.

Over the past five years, U.S. companies have purchased about four times as many startups as European buyers. U.S. based companies also accounted for all of the 15 most active acquirers.

Get the report here.