Venture investments declined in 2012

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 18, 2013 at 11:27 am •  Published: January 18, 2013
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By industry, software remained the largest investment sector last year, the report found, with $8.27 billion invested into 1,266 deals. That's up from $7.51 billion invested in 1,176 deals in 2011.

San Francisco's SquareTrade Inc., which provides electronics warranties, landed the biggest round of funding in 2012 — $238 million from Bain Capital. Mobile payments startup Square Inc. was in second place with $200 million secured from Citi Ventures and others.

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