The Top Sectors For U.S. Investment Dollars
The Internet is still the dominant U.S. sector for investment, although funding dropped 26 percent in the last quarter of 2016. Despite that fall, it still saw $4.6 billion of investment in Q4 2016 with notable deals including OpenDoor Labs ($210m), Buzzfeed ($200m) and Stripe ($150m), according to CB Insights and PwC.
Over the past 20 years, American Internet companies have attracted $187 billion in investment, the most of any business sector in the country. Healthcare comes second with $150.4 billion since the mid 90s while mobile and telecommunication rounds off the top three with just over $115 billion. At state level, it comes as little surprise California brought in huge levels of investment, fuelled by Silicon Valley's innovation. Over the past 20 years, California attracted $367.8 billion of investment, far ahead of second placed Massachusetts' $80 billion.
- Fintech investment areas worldwide 2008-2013Fintech investment areas worldwide 2008-2013
- Value of Fintech investment areas worldwide in 2014Value of Fintech investment areas worldwide in 2014
- Planned investment areas of insurance companies worldwide 2014Planned investment areas of insurance companies worldwide 2014
- Value of foreign direct investments in China by sector 2016Value of foreign direct investments in China by sector 2016
- Size of luxury property one million dollars can buy worldwide 2015, by citySize of luxury property one million dollars can buy worldwide 2015, by city
- Share of household financial assets held in investment funds in U.S. 1995-2016Share of household financial assets held in investment funds in U.S. 1995-2016
- Net new cash flow to mutual funds in the U.S. 2000-2016, by fund typeNet new cash flow to mutual funds in the U.S. 2000-2016, by fund type
- Number of mutual funds in the U.S. 1997-2016Number of mutual funds in the U.S. 1997-2016
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