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Report: Total VC investment in second quarter highest since 2000

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:30 AM

Venture capitalists invested $13 billion in 1,114 deals in the second quarter of 2014, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

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Report: Total VC investment in Q1 2014 highest since 2001

Monday, April 21, 2014 02:34 PM

Venture capitalists invested $9.5 billion in 951 deals in the first quarter of 2014, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters

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Report: Venture capital in life sciences sector trailing other industries

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 01:14 PM

Venture capital funding for the life sciences sector, which includes biotechnology and medical devices, declined in 2013 by 1% in dollars invested and 3% in number of deals, compared to 2012, according to a new PwC U.S. report, Medtech Slowdown, which includes data from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters

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VC investment in biotech sector soars in second quarter

Friday, July 19, 2013 02:18 PM

Venture capitalists invested $6.7 billion in 913 deals in the second quarter of 2013, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

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Venture capital investments decline in dollars and deal volume in Q3 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012 03:26 PM

Venture capitalists invested $6.5 billion in 890 deals in the third quarter of 2012, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

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Venture capital investment in life sciences down 9%

Friday, July 20, 2012 02:45 PM

Despite venture capitalists investing $7 billion in 898 deals in the second quarter of 2012—a 17% climb in terms of dollars and an 11% rise in the number of deals compared to the first quarter of 2012, when $6 billion was invested in 809 deals—the life sciences sector (biotechnology and medical devices) saw a 9% drop in funding dollars and a 6% drop in deals from the prior quarter, to $1.4 billion going into 174 deals in Q2.

According to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, the total number of early stage deals reached the highest quarterly total since Q1 2001, with $2.1 billion going into 410 deals. That’s an 18% increase in dollars and a 28% increase in deals from the prior quarter. Overall, the software industry took in the highest level of funding of all industries with $2.3 billion invested in Q2, the highest investment total for the sector since the Q2 2001.

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Life Sciences venture capital investing falls in first quarter

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:21 PM

Venture capitalists invested $5.8 billion in 758 deals in the first quarter of 2012, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Quarterly venture capital (VC) investment activity fell 19% in terms of dollars and 15% in the number of deals compared to the fourth quarter of 2011, when $7.1 billion was invested in 889 deals.

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Report: U.S. medical innovation at risk without funding

Thursday, October 6, 2011 12:03 PM

U.S. venture capitalists are decreasing their investments in biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, reducing their concentration in prevalent disease areas and shifting investment away from the United States towards Europe and Asia, according to a report by the National Venture Capital Association'sMedIC Coalition.

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