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    Are You Venture Worthy ? New VentureWorthy Results / Trends

    We wanted to provide an update from the
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    VentureWorthy researches companies while
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    versus other research platforms today which
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    - 66% of companies raising capital are at
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    - Emerging companies reported that they have
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    1 to 5 - 52%
    6 to 10 - 19%
    11 to 20 - 14%
    21 to 50 - 13%

    - 32% of emerging companies stated they need
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    - 16% stated that they need a law firm now.

    - 33% of the surveyed companies stated that
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    FundingPost.com Site Statistics

    Top 10 Company Categories Percent
    1 Consumer Products and Services 10 %
    2 Internet / e-Commerce 9 %
    3 Media and Entertainment 9 %
    4 Real Estate 7 %
    5 Retail / Distribution 5 %
    6 Software 4 %
    7 Healthcare Services 4 %
    8 Restaurant / Food Services 4 %
    9 Business Products and Services 4 %
    10 Industrial / Energy 4 %

    Capital Seeking Breakdown Percent
    $1 - 3 Million 23 %
    $500,000 - 1M 17 %
    $250,000 13 %
    $100,000 12 %
    $500,000 10 %
    $3 - 5 Million 9 %
    $5 - 10 Million 6 %
    $20 - 50 Million 3 %
    $10 - 20 Million 2 %

    Company Stages Percent
    Startup 28 %
    Product Launched 18 %
    Revenue Stage 14 %
    Prototype 13 %
    Profitable 13 %
    Concept 7 %
    Break Even 3 %

    Total Capital Represented
    $107.69 Billion

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