Where Are Venture Capitalists Placing Their Bets?

The optimism of VCs for new technologies is rising across the board, but especially for cloud computing, mobile, and health-care IT

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According to a recent international survey [PDF] of hundreds of venture capitalists conducted by Deloitte Consulting for the U.S. National Venture Capital Association, overall investor confidence is growing across almost every tech sector. The greatest growth globally is in the clean technology and robotics sectors, but looking at just U.S. venture investors, robotics and consumer businesses led growth. Cloud computing remained the sector inspiring the most confidence, for the second year in a row.

This article originally appeared in print as “What Are Venture Capitalists Betting On?”

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