Enterprise Ireland ranked first in the world of venture capital investors by deal count

25th February 2021

Pitchbook

  • Agency maintains its top European ranking

The 2020 global ranking by PitchBook, a leading Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity Investment Platform, has put Enterprise Ireland first in terms of top VC investors in global funding. Pitchbook ranks the most active global investors by VC deal count.

The 2020 rankings saw Enterprise Ireland secure the number one position globally and in Europe. In 2019 Pitchbook ranked Enterprise Ireland first in Europe and second globally.

Leo McAdams, Head of Investment Services at Enterprise Ireland said:
“We are delighted to be ranked first globally by PitchBook and to take our place as the top VC investor worldwide according to this index. It is a testament to the important role that Enterprise Ireland investments play in supporting the expansion of new and established Irish companies, resulting in increased exports and employment.”

The PitchBook platform is used by close to 100,000 Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel Investors and Investment Professionals for data, research and technology profiles of global start-ups and covers the private capital markets, including venture capital and private equity.

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For more information contact:

Conor O'donovan

Head of Communications and Marketing

Enterprise Ireland

Conor O'Donovan

+353 87 9671342

Paul Daly

Press Office

Enterprise Ireland

Paul Daly

+353 87 2235187