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Venture Capital Trends by State, Industry (Infographic) Venture capitalists invest approximately $20 billion a year into U.S. companies. Where does the money go? This infographic has the answers.

By Kate Taylor

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Venture capitalists drive many successful companies, whether by assisting startups searching for funding or rejuvenating established companies seeking to expand. According to research compiled by Startups.co, about $20 billion in VC money is invested in U.S. companies each year. To find out how this money is spent and which industries receive the most funding, check out the infographic below.

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Venture Capital Trends by State, Industry (Infographic)

Kate Taylor

Staff Writer. Covers franchise-related trends and topics.

Kate Taylor is a staff writer covering franchises for Entrepreneur.com. Related areas of interest include chain restaurants, franchisee profiles and food trends. Get in touch with tips and feedback via email at ktaylor@entrepreneur.com or on Twitter at @Kate_H_Taylor. 

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