Table 6-29
Top 10 U.S. states receiving venture capital investment: 1996, 2001, and 2006
(Percent share)
 
State   1996   2001   2006
 
All states ($billions)   11.3   40.7   26.0
All states (% share)   100.0   100.0   100.0
California   40.4   41.0   48.0
Massachusetts   9.6   11.8   10.9
Texas   4.7   7.2   5.3
New York   3.6   5.2   4.9
Washington   3.6   2.8   3.9
New Jersey   3.6   3.7   3.1
Pennsylvania   2.7   2.4   2.9
Maryland   1.2   2.4   2.6
Colorado   2.7   3.1   2.5
North Carolina   1.6   1.4   1.8
All others   26.3   18.9   14.0
 

NOTES: Data includes Puerto Rico and Washington, DC. States ranked by share in 2006.

SOURCE: Thomson Financial, National Venture Capital Association Yearbook 2007 (2007).

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