$2.4 bln of venture investments went into health care in Q2 2007

US venture investment in health care continued to be strong with $2.4 bln of total investment, of which $1 bln went to medical device companies, the highest total on record for that segment of the health care industry. IT investment also continued to be strong with $4.1 bln invested, with information service companies (which includes Web 2.0 companies) receiving close to $1 bln, a substantial increase for that industry segment, Fenwick & West survey says.