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Pouring More Venture Capital into Water

Pouring More Venture Capital into Water
U.S. venture capital investments in water treatment technologies—still a small segment of VC overall—doubled in 2010 over levels in 2009 and 2008, according to a MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. Investors are beginning to pay more attention to both the opportunities and risks presented by a potential global shortage of fresh water. 

 

2008: $54 million-10 deals

2009 : $57 million-14 deals

2010: $11million-18 deals

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