Software deals were up, but biotech and cleantech investments declined.
Editor’s Pick Ready for the most outlandish story of your morning? Here we go. Today, a hacker allegedly stole Mitt Romney’s tax returns, is demanding $1 million in Bitcoins for silence, and sent a USB drive and letter to the GOP and Democratic party offices in Williamson County, Tennessee as proof.
Jive Software reported its first earnings as a public company today, and introduced a secret new product called “Project Thunder.”
Guest Post VC investment dollars by sector, Q4 2011 (MoneyTree)
Venture Capital deals in the third quarter of 2011 dropped 12 percent in dollars invested compared to last quarter. Clean technology and life sciences industries were particularly hard hit, according to a report released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.