2011 shows slowdown in VC investments in wireless

Based on data collected during the first three quraters of this year, venture capital investment in the wireless industry looks to be at its lowest point in a decade, according to figures from The MoneyTree Report by PwC and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from Thomson Reuters. Around $1.62 billion has been invested in wireless this year, way down from the high point of $3.79 billion set in 2000. Nonetheless, venture capitalists are active in the mobile industry, funding companies focused on mobile commerce, mobile broadband and other areas. But what exactly have VC firms funded in wireless this year? Check our special report to find out.


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