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VCs Wager $243 Million On San Diego Startups In Q1


4/18/2014 6:48:58 AM

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Venture capital firms invested $243 million in 23 deals in the San Diego area during the first quarter that ended in March, according to data from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the National Venture Capital Association, and Thomson Reuters. It was a strong upturn in the amount of capital invested, representing a 67 percent increase over the $145.5 million that VCs invested in San Diego startups during the previous quarter, and a 20 percent rise over the $203 million invested during the first quarter of 2013, according to MoneyTree Data. The deal count remained more or less comparable. There were 24 deals in the previous quarter, and 27 in the same quarter of 2013.

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