Use VentureXPert to create a custom report by industry, geography, and specified time periods.
There is often a lag in reporting venture capital funding statistics. Publishers rely on periodic surveys (usually quarterly) of firms and companies to confirm funding activity. In addition, it is in the best interest of companies with truly innovative technology to remain "stealth". For these reasons, VC reports should be considered approximate.
Global consulting firms regularly produce reports on trends in Venture Capital. Here are two highly-regarded reports:
VC Associations often produce statistics. Reporting on the size of the industry assists them with their lobbying efforts.
The library also subscribes to journals solely focused on private equity. Use these to follow trends in the VC industry.