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Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital most active VC firms during Q3

Dow Jones VentureSource released its third-quarter venture capital fundraising and investing statistics. U.S.-based companies raised $8.1 billion from 806 venture capital deals during the quarter. Capital raised was up 2.2% from the previous quarter, despite the number of deals falling by 3.9%. Corporate VC Google Ventures was the most active investor, participating in 23 venture capital deals during the quarter. VC firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital were next with 17 deals each, followed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with 16 deals during the quarter.