VCs Put $6.5B In 890 Companies In Q3 2012; Total Dollars And Deal Volume Both Down

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http://techcrunch.com – Venture capitalists invested $6.5 billion in 890 deals in the third quarter of 2012, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association (based on data provided by Thomson Reuters). For the quarter, investments were down 11 percent in terms of dollars and five percent in the number of deals compared to the second quarter of 2012 when $7.3 billion was invested in 935 deals. Investment for the first three quarters of the year was $20 billion into 2,661 deals. The report says that this level is below what it was at this point last year l (IT news)