In recent years, supply chain issues and labor shortages have amplified demand for startups developing technologies that lower shipping costs, improve visibility, automate warehousing operations, and improve order taking. decisions in supply chain processes.
Venture capitalists poured a record $58.4 billion into global supply chain tech startups in 2021, including notable mega deals for Gopuff and Nuro. The biggest deals attracted a cohort of returning investors in the space, including Tiger Global, SoftBank, Sequoia and Temasek.
However, investor enthusiasm for the sector has weakened this year amid declining global venture capital investment and a depressed stock market. During the second quarter, venture capitalists invested $8.6 billion in the industry, down almost 40% compared to the first quarter of 2022 and the second quarter of last year, according to the latest PitchBook report. Supply Chain White Paper.
These are the most active global investors in venture capital-backed supply chain technology deals since 2017.
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