Venture Capital Activity Very High 

Venture capital activity was extraordinarily strong this past week as aggregate investments pushed to a new zenith of $582 million from the prior high of $558 million earlier this quarter. Venture capital investments continue to climb this week with another surge of 41%. The $582 million was raised primarily by California based software companies. In addition, six companies began trading on Wall Street with over $384 million raised through IPOs.

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