The study provides insight into VC transactions that have taken place across all sectors and all regions across the globe and compares it with the North American healthcare industry. Sectors and regions that have received the maximum number and value of transactions are highlighted. Outlooks for key regions are also presented. Some of the key factors that are expected to impact investments in the next 12 to 18 months, such as regulatory changes, have also been covered. An attractiveness index to measure the VC attractiveness to fund the healthcare industry across various healthcare segments has been computed in this study.