Goodwater Index

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The Goodwater Index helps entrepreneurs understand the overall health of the venture capital funding environment for consumer tech. We calculate the Index by combining key industry data sources including dollars invested, VC funds raised, deal volume, M&A, and IPOs.
  • Since 1997
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Dollars Invested
(Quarterly)
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IPO Dollars Raised
(Monthly)
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M&A Transaction Value
(Monthly)
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VC Fund Dollars Raised
(LTM)
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P/E Ratio
(Monthly)
10 Largest US Consumer Tech Companies
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What makes up our Index?
The Goodwater Index is a composition of key indicators that have correlated highly with the historic health of the US consumer VC funding environment. The formula was backtested on 20 years of historical data and is based on the following statistically significant components.
Dollars Invested
Aggregate dollars invested into US private venture-backed companies in this quarter.
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IPO Dollars Raised
Aggregate dollars raised by US consumer tech startups that went public in this month.
Source: SEC Filings
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M&A Transaction Value
Aggregate value of acquisitions of US private consumer tech startups that were announced in this month.
Source: SEC Filings
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VC Fund Dollars Raised
Aggregate dollars of US venture capital funds raised over the past year.
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P/E Ratio
Median P/E ratio of top public US consumer tech companies during this month.
Source: SEC Filings
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