Venture capitalists fret over U.S. bill targeting Chinese investors

Serious cash rides on the outcome. Last year, U.S. venture firms raised $32 billion, a 36% increase from five years earlier, according to the National Venture Capital Assn., the trade group that organized this week’s events in Washington. As new investors pile into Silicon Valley, particularly those from outside the U.S., VC funds are achieving record amounts of capital not seen since the dot-com era.