January 18, 2023, 4:38PM EST
• 11 min read

Q4'22 Blockchain Venture Funding and M&A Recap

Quick Take

  • In the fourth quarter of 2022, roughly $3.5 billion in venture capital was allocated across 387 blockchain-related funding deals
  • Investment in dollar amount has declined for four consecutive quarters, and it’s the lowest quarter in funding since Q4 20
  • Despite a drawdown in each quarter throughout 2022, in aggregate, there was roughly $32 billion in venture funding, making it the largest year on record for investment in the sector
  • NFTs/Gaming popularity over the past year and a half poured into the M&A markets last year, where its M&A transactions increased roughly 224% from 17 transactions in 2021 to 55 in 2022

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