Psychedelics attract more VC investments

Investment into US and European psychedelics companies have been continuously increasing over the past years as mental health gains in importance.

Whereas only 12 venture capital transactions were conducted in 2016, the number of transactions in 2021 (YTD) have almost five-folded to 56.

In addition, US and European companies from the psychedelic space were able to attract significantly higher volumes in the last five years. The transaction volume has almost ten-folded, from EUR 53m in 2016 to EUR 489m in 2021 (YTD).

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