Biofuels Digest today released today its summary of US venture capital investment in biofuels.

For 2008, venture capitalists poured $634.8 million into U.S. biofuels during 2008, including $437 million for cellulosic ethanol, $130.5 into microalgae, $42 million in butanol and 25.3 million into systems and infrastructure providers. venture capitalists invested $100.5 million in the 4th quarter economic slowdown, after a lively $233 million in the 2nd quarter, high for the year.

SOURCE: Biofuels Digest.