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What VCs Want in 2016

From cybersecurity to robotics: 2016 investment predictions from top VCs

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What do venture capitalists want? For entrepreneurs in search of funding, this is the perennial question.

Last year the world saw a record high of venture capital investments, with total deals topping $100 billion, according to a report by auditing giant KPMG and data clearinghouse CB Insights. Dominating the investment marketplace were internet companies, which obviously won't go out of style anytime soon; same goes for tech, mobile, telecom, healthcare, financial, education and consumer startups.

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