AI startups notched another big quarter in a record-breaking year for global funding, mega-rounds, unicorns, exits, and more. Q3’21 brought AI private market activity to dizzying levels. In the State Of AI Q3’21 Report, CB Insights digs into global investment trends to spotlight takeaways like:

  • A new global funding record — for the fourth consecutive quarter
  • The newest AI unicorns, including 3 startups that reached $2B+ valuations
  • The record number of $100M+ mega-rounds this year
  • Which companies are exiting at multi-billion-dollar valuations
  • The region seeing 200%+ funding growth vs. 2020
  • The top AI deals in healthcare, fintech, and retail