Rocky Mountain Region Sees $423.47M In Venture Capital In Q1

The Rocky Mountain high tech region saw a healthy amount of venture capital invested in Q1 of 2015, according to the latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree Report, based on data from Thomson Reuters, which was released this evening. According to the report, Utah led the region in terms of dollars, raising $200.85M in venture capital across 11 deals, followed by Colorado, which had $115.6M in investments in 23 deals. Idaho had $40M invested, the highest venture capital total for that state in many years--however, all due to one single deal. New Mexico saw $36.1M invested in 7 deals, with Arizons with 5 deals totaling $30.93M. Nationally, venture capital numbers were down about 10 percent, to a total of $13.42 billion invested nationwide.

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