Venture Capital Investment

With a demonstrated capacity of generating new ideas, Central Texas is one of the top targets for venture capital investment in the country.

Venture Capital Investment in Austin Area Companies
Venture Capital Investment by Industry/Technology 2011-2015
AUSTIN MSA
UNITED STATES
MILLIONS
% OF TOTAL
% OF TOTAL
Biotechnology$249.77.8%14.5%
Business Products & Services$20.40.6%1.2%
Computers & Peripherals$82.22.6%1.5%
Consumer Products & Services$223.07.0%5.6%
Electronics/Instrumentation$7.00.2%0.8%
Financial Services$27.30.9%2.3%
Healthcare Services$38.71.2%1.6%
Industrial/Energy$388.212.2%6.2%
IT Services$150.14.7%6.3%
Media & Entertainment$115.33.6%10.5%
Medical Devices & Equipment$147.24.6%4.6%
Networking & Equipment$21.00.7%0.7%
Retailing/Distribution$21.50.7%2.1%
Semiconductors$249.07.8%1.2%
Software$1,449.045.4%39.6%
Telecommunications$0.10.0%1.1%
Other$0.00.0%0.4%
Total$3,189.7100.0%100.0%

Note: Additional venture capital data is available via the Chamber's Economic Indicators page.

Source: PWC/NVCA MoneyTree Survey.