- Where venture capitalists lead, PR often follows. And VC dollars are gushing. According to the National Venture Capital Association and Venture Economics, VC investments
in entrepreneurial companies reached record levels in Q1 of this year ($22.7 billion, compared with only $6.2 billion in Q1 1999). Computer-related and communications industries
claimed the biggest chunks of VC cash ($12.4 billion and $6.02 billion, respectively).