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How long tech exits actually take

The American VC Firm Blossom Capital analysed how long it took 224 publicly traded tech companies to exit.

Specifically, they took the difference between the founding year and the last year financials were released as a private company. The data is below and organized between SaaS companies (153) and Consumer Focused (71).

Consumer focused companies exits faster than B2C companies. On median the exit took 7 years and on average 8 years.

B2B SaaS takes a long time. On median SaaS companies took 10 years to IPO/exit since founding and 11 years on average.

Data are shown in the table below.


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