The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger
1 United States Score: 100.0
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Region: North America — Capital: Washington D.C. — Language: English — Currency: US Dollar

           

Population (millions) 316.4   IPO Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP (US$ billions) 16,802.9   M&A Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP Per Capita (US$) 53.1   Venture Capital Activity (quartile) Q1  
GDP Growth (%) 1.9   Private Equity Activity (quartile) Q1  
           

VC & PE Country Attractiveness
— Click on each indicator to expand or collapse it —
  Rank
2010
Rank
2012
Rank
2014
Score
2014
Quartile
2014
VC & PE Index
1
1
1
100.0
Q1
9
10
2
100.0
Q1
1
1
1
100.0
Q1
51
52
49
100.0
Q2
11
10
10
100.0
Q1
8
9
10
100.0
Q1
1
1
1
100.0
Q1

 

Key Driver Performance
— United States = 100 points —

Historic Development
— Separate VC & PE, VC, and PE index time series —

United States  
North America

VC & PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
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Peer Group Comparison
— Green = high rank, red = low rank —
  1. Economic
Activity
2. Capital
Market
3. Taxation 4. Inv. Protection and
Corporate Gov.
5. Human and Social
Environment
6. Entrepreneurial
Opportunities
1 United States (selected)
2
1
49
10
10
1
16
2
11
7
4
10
18
9
17
2
2
7
12
4
4
4
7
3
28
3
20
3
8
18
4
6
46
13
17
2
14
8
18
12
12
4