September 16, 2016

Industries Attracting Most Venture Capital

   September 16, 2016

Industries Attracting Most Venture Capital

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Editor’s Remarks:
Over the years, US venture capital financing has resulted in unicorns ranging from Intel, Google and Twitter. VC investment is heavily concentrated across a small number of industrial sectors. In fact, America’s top five industries receiving VC capital account for 76.3 percent of all VC investment nationwide, some $25 billion. Venture Capital has however been criticised of late for not delivering the superior returns investors would have anticipated, with Andreessen Horowitz, one of the leading VCs on the planet falling behind the likes of its competitors including Sequoia. As rates begin to rise it will be interesting to witness how funding and liquidity for startups changes as cash becomes less cheap.
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