Internet startup funding runs at $1 bln a quarter

Venture funding for all industries has fallen by more than half since 1999, dropping from $54.1 bln then to $26.5 bln in 2006, according to the National Venture Capital Association. Funding for Internet startups is running at roughly $1 bln a quarter in 2007, down from a high of $14.27 bln in Q1 2000.Int