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Washington State startups get $300 million for second consecutive quarter. $285 million in VC funds pours into Colorado. Cools in Bay Area

July 23, 2007View for printing

It was another strong quarter for venture capital investing in Washington state, as $300 million in fresh capital primarily flowed to software and health care companies.


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$285 million in VC funds pours into Colorado

By James Paton, Rocky Mountain News

Colorado companies, led by Boulder-based FreeWave Technologies, racked up a banner quarter in attracting venture capital investments, a report to be released today shows.

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Venture funding cools in Bay Area


Venture financing in the Bay Area drooped during the spring in a downturn that also eroded activity in the East Bay, according to a report released Monday.

The amount of Bay Area venture funding provided to privately held startups in the region slipped 5 percent in the second quarter of 2007 compared with the same quarter in 2006. In contrast, venture financing nationwide increased over the same period, a quarterly study by Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureOne found.

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