CB Insights July 30, 2020
Kaila Lopez

Global healthcare funding hit new levels as the Covid-19 pandemic boosted interest in health-focused investments.

 
While the Covid-19 pandemic impacted investor appetite in the space in Q1’20, deals and dollars largely rebounded in the second quarter of the year.

Below, we take a look at how the pandemic shaped healthcare investing trends in Q2’20.

1. GLOBAL HEALTHCARE FINANCING INCREASED IN Q2’20

Globally, healthcare deal count hit 1,272 in the quarter, up 6% compared to Q1’20. Funding to healthcare startups reached $18.1B — a quarterly record, surpassing the previous record of $16.4B in Q3’18.

The largest global healthcare deals in the quarter included:

  • Medical...

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