March Dashboard: IPOs pick up as M&A, fundraising drop


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Dropbox Inc. co-founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi (second and third from left, respectively, in front row) raise their arms and celebrate while watching the initial trade of Dropbox (DBX) as it is listed for the company's IPO at Nasdaq in New York March 23, 2018. Joining them on far right is investor Pejman Nozad, founding managing partner of Pear. Reuters/Lucas Jackson
Led by the Dropbox debut, venture-backed IPOs surged in March as the number of deals and the amount of proceeds soared from February. However, with only one billion-dollar fund closing in March, fundraising fell back to Earth. The following stats ...

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