J’son & Partners Consulting presents short results of the Research: Russian Venture Investment Market, Results of 2014. Venture market is one of the key financing sources for innovational projects. Venture market volume in 2014 was 447,5 mln.USD, incl.new financing - 258,2 mln.USD, “exits” – 189,3 mln.USD. J’son & Partners Consulting’s experts mark considerable decrease of investment activity vs 2013 on the market, new financing volume decreased for 26% (from 347 mln.USD till 258 mln.USD).
In 2014 Russian Venture Market volume was 447,5 bln.USD or 319 deals.
The activity is slowing down on venture market: the number of deals in new financing remained at the same level, but investments volume decreased for 26% vs 2013. Number of “exists” increased 5 fold during 2014, number of deals – 13 times.
Among positive factors – participation of Russian investors in international processes: increasing number of investments into foreign projects and number of syndicated deals.
The most attractive industries for investors are still ICT and Retail Trade.
New venture funds are established despite the unstable economic situation.