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The mysterious world of venture funding statistics

New data suggests that venture funding may not what we think it is. What will it take to get trustworthy numbers?

By Jul. 22, 2009


VC investments sink 51 percent

Venture capital cash flow to start-ups plummets to $3.7 billion in the second quarter, compared with $7.5 billion a year ago.

By Jul. 21, 2009


U.S. venture funding up nearly 11 percent in 2007

Boost is largely driven by investments in clean technology and Internet-related companies, according to report out Friday.

By Jan. 19, 2008


Venture investing tops $7 billion in third quarter

But will financial market woes clog up the spigot? For the moment, at least, the software and clean-tech sectors have done all right for themselves.

By Oct. 18, 2008


Once booming, green-tech investing shifts down

The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.

By Jul. 20, 2011


VC investments sink to lowest levels in 12 years

The $17.7 billion invested by venture capitalists in 2009 marked the lowest point since 1997, though the fourth quarter showed some positive signs.

By Jan. 22, 2010


VCs pin hopes on green-tech 'exits'

Green-tech sectors--solar, alternative fuels, auto, and wind--are expected to get more money from venture capitalists in the coming year, with hopes of healthy IPOs in 2010.

By Jul. 21, 2008


Green-tech venture capital rebounds, but still off highs

After tailing off earlier this year, venture investors are showing far more confidence in green technology in the third quarter, buoyed by government policies and a successful IPO.

By Sep. 30, 2009


Clean tech rides high on oil prices, climate change

PricewaterhouseCoopers report touts positive signals for venture-backed clean tech. But even with strong fundamentals, problems in the industry are clear.

By May. 6, 2008