Venture capital supported companies have created 16,400 jobs over the past ten years, with an additional 50,000 indirect downstream jobs supported by those companies, according to a report by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in UCD.
Almost 4,000 high-level jobs were created by indigenous venture capital backed companies in the three years to 2012.
The report also found that during the recession, between 2009 and 2012, VC-backed companies created 3,900 high-calibre jobs.
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