Funding To The Subscription E- Commerce Category Implodes – Analysis By CB Insights

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There is an industry shake-out coming.  CB Insights does the math, but many of us are hearing the rumbles…

Funding dollars to subscription e-commerce startups hit a 11-quarter low in the last quarter at $35M, down 90% compared to the same quarter a year prior. Over the longer term, funding is down even more dramatically from the peak of $317M in Q3’15.

On the other hand, deals have held relatively steady, passing the 10-deal mark in five out of the last six quarters

This chart below has a shocking drop off at the end (image credit CB Insights.

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Read the rest of this important article here.  There are several more fascinating charts that will be important to anyone in the subscription commerce space.