Storage Start-Ups in 2016

Author:Jean-Jacques Maleval
Source URL: http://www.storagenewsletter.com/rubriques/market-reportsresearch/storage-start-ups-in-2016/

2016 was globally the worst year for start-ups. VCs were much more reluctant to invest in storage. There were only 36 financial rounds during the year, the lowest figure since 2003 (!) for a total amount of only $907 million, the lowest amount since 2011, about twice less than the former year. The highest round was $77 million for Upthere in 2016, $175 million for Simplivity in 2015, and $900 million for Cloudera in 2014.

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