Top Cities for VC Backed Companies
|Top Cities for VC Backed Companies|
|Has title||Top 50 Cities for VC Backed Companies|
|Has owner||Peter Jalbert|
|Has start date||Spring 2017|
|Has deadline date|
|Has project status||Subsume|
|Is dependent on||Enclosing Circle Algorithm|
|Subsumed by:||Ranking US Cities by Venture Capital|
|Has sponsor||McNair Center|
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This table contains a list of companies matched to the average number of VC backed companies in a given year over the period 1980-2017.
The data follows the following criteria, and was created using data from the SDC Platinum Database:
The SDC Platinum datasheet can be found at:
1) The data covers years ranging from 1980-2017. 2) A company's start year is defined as the year of its first investment, as labeled in the SDC datasheet. 3) A company's end year is defined as 3 years past the year of its last investment, as labeled in the SDC datasheet. 4) Companies are grouped together by city based on the city assigned to them in the SDC datasheet.
|City||Average number of VC backed companies in a single year|
|South San Francisco||32.42857143|
*** Until further notice, avoid using data for Portland. Portland, OR and Portland, ME have been aggregated together.
Additional data can be found in the following folder:
Files of interest include:
vc_top50_stats.txt (City, Year, Number of VC Backed Companies in that Year) top50_stats.xlsx (The table above and its graphical representation)