Within the software sector, healthcare focused software has been showing increasing life over the last three quarters as the graph below demonstrates.
As can be seen, dealflow has doubled and dollars invested increased by nearly a factor of six.
From a geographic perspective, venture capital investments in healthcare software in Q1 2010 were driven by clear leader, Massachusetts. The state is a perennial powerhouse (typically #2 behind California) in healthcare investments (primarily medical devices and biotech) so the state’s venture investment totals in healthcare software are not all that surprising.
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