Madison ranked 14th in the world for amount of venture capital invested per capita

By WisBusiness.com

The institute, affiliated with the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, released a report this week evaluating venture capital dollars worldwide, using Thomson Reuters data.

The institute found $42 billion in venture capital investments worldwide, with the U.S. accounting for almost 70 percent of that. Silicon Valley attracted almost $11 billion in investments, followed by Boston with $3.1 billion and New York with $2.1 billion. London ranked 7th at $842 million, while Beijing was ninth at $758 million and Toronto ranked 12th at $628 million.

Madison, meanwhile, had $63.21 million in venture capital investments. And although that figure didn’t rank in the top 20, Madison’s $100 in investments per capita ranked it 14th in the world. Those in the top 20 in investments per capita ranged from San Jose at $2,146 to Phoenix at $73.

See the Martin Prosperity report (pdf)

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