The United States of Venture Capital (Infographic)

Extracted 04OCT2011 from

While start-ups in Silicon Valley, Boston and New York receive the bulk of venture capital, and the most media attention, the money is actually spread around the country further than you might think.

 Using data from Dow Jones VentureSource and software from Tableau, we dumped onto a U.S. map the nearly 1,500 venture-capital funding deals — worth more than $14 billion — that took place in the first six months of the year.

 Check out the map on the “Interactive Graphics” tab of this post...