Venture Capital Slowdown Hits Silicon Valley

An American flag flies in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed on Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
An American flag flies in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed on Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Venture capital (VC) firms reduced their investments in startups last year after the record year  in 2015. The dollar amount of VC funds received by...

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