Google leads top US Tech companies in investments
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 2:44 PM
According to a new research by CB Insights, five US Tech companies Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and IBM invested in 420 private companies during 2012-16. Right at the top was Google (Alphabet), which backed 333 start-ups through its various venture arms. Most of Google’s investments came through Google Ventures (GV), which backed 294 start-ups throughout the five year period.