Crunchbase, a platform for finding business information about private and public companies, analyzed proprietary data comparing global venture funding in the first half of 2020 to previous years. The study was aimed to gain insights on how COVID-19 impacted funding, which countries and regions performed better than others, and why that may be the case. Gené Teare, Data Evangelist at Crunchbase, discusses how COVID-19 impacted global venture funding, and why venture capitalists remain excited despite navigating through a pandemic.