Report: Venture Capital Dollars In 2017 On Way To Record

Total venture capital investment dollars in 2017 are on their way to a decade high, according to a new report issued today, with $21.5 billion invested in the third quarter in more than 1,699 companies. The 3Q 2017 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor report said the latest quarter worths of investment brings 2017's total to $61.4 billion across 5,948 deals to date. The report did not break down Southern California as a single region, but reported $4.408 billion invested across 386 so far in the Los Angeles-Long Beach MSA this year. The report did not provide details on Orange County, San Diego, Ventura, or Santa Barbara counties.