US and International investors scale down VC investments to $726M in Q2

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By CPE Analytics

US and international investors invested $726 million in venture capital investments in Canadian companies in Q2, 2022, accounting for 62% of total disbursements of $1,168 million, down substantially from $2,579 million (73%) in Q1 2022.

Thought US and international investors scaled down their venture capital investments in Canadian companies, they continued to account lion’s shares of Canadian VC disbursements.

CPE Analytics‘ first half of 2020 data showed that US investors led with $2,616 million accounting for 55% of the total H1 2020 disbursement of $4,715 million. International investors invested $689 million (15%), more than half of Canadian investors’ investments ($1,410 million or 30%).

In the first half of 2022, investors from 54 countries or regions invested in Canadian VC-backed companies.

They are in alphabetic order: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Guernsey, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Singapore, South Dakota, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turks & Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom (UK), Virgin Islands British (BVI), United States (USA).