The IPO market? Yawn. (Thanks, Facebook.) Cleantech? Yikes! 2012 didn’t exactly play out like the pundits predicted, but there are a few sectors that VCs craved, just like always. Today, we’re going to break down Thomson Reuters’ data covering where VCs piled in the most during last year.
Software deals took the cake, and by a mile. There were nearly 2,000 software investments made by a whopping 1,276 investors, totaling more than $5.78 billion—this last figure, however, wasn’t the most VCs spent in 2012…
Data sets complete as of Dec. 15.
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