Top States for Venture Capital Money

In the third quarter of 2011 almost 800 companies received $7.9 billion in venture capital dollars, according to a report by CB Insights.  Venture capital money is easier to come across in some parts of the U.S. than others and the Huffington Post made a list of the top states for venture capital:

1. California: $3.8 billion (40% of total deals)

2. New York: $830.6 million (11% of total deals)

3. Massachusetts: $710.3 million (11% of total deals)

4. Texas: $303.7 million invested (4% of total deals)

5. Washington: $196.6 million invested (4% of total deals)

6. Colorado: $243.8 million invested (3% of total deals)

7. Pennsylvania: $192.2 million invested (3% of total deals)

8. Illinois: $199.1 million invested (3% of total deals)

9. North Carolina: $61.8 million invested (2% of total deals)

10. Virginia: $242.7 million invested (2% of total deals)

There are billions of dollars out there in venture capital money, but you need to look the right places.  Read the Huffington Post’s article for more information on states where venture capital money is especially prevalent.

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