Venture Capitalist 2006 Activity

The information in this BAB was obtained from NVCA.org (the National Venture Capital Association).

Venture capitalists invested $25.5 billion in 2006, This was the most venture capital (VC) invested since 2001.

Biotechnology and medical devices received the most VC money at $7.2 billion and software was number two at $5 billion. Internet specific companies received $4 billion.

Exercises
  1. 25.5 billion written as an integer is ____________________.

  2. ______% of VC was invested in "biotechnology and medical devices" companies.

  3. No or Yes: The total VC invested in "software and Internet" companies exceeded the VC invested in "biotechnology and medical device" companies.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 24 January 2007

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