Venture Capital Investment Plummets In Fla. In 2012

Law360, Miami (January 22, 2013, 8:37 PM EST) -- Florida saw a $144 million drop in venture capital investment in 2012 when compared to the previous year, while nationwide venture capital funding fell 10 percent in dollar value, according to a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association.

According to the MoneyTree Report, released Jan. 18, venture capitalists invested $26.5 billion in 3,698 deals during 2012, a drop of 10 percent in dollar value and 6 percent in number of deals.

Florida companies received $202,888,400 of that funding in 34 deals,...
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