In the U.S. during 2013:

  • There were 222 Initial public offerings (IPOs) of stock last year, the most since 2000;
  • There were 45 tech IPOs, the third-highest tally since that time;
  • $29.4 billion dollars were invested by venture capitalists in 2013;
  • $8.4 billion was invested in the fourth quarter, the most since the end of 2007;
  • $3.2 billion dollars was invested in Silicon Valley in the quarter.

Sources: Renaissance Capital; MoneyTree report