A new survey from 500 Startups shows that investors are overwhelmingly committed to continuing their support for startups. Just 14% of the 139 investors surveyed said they would invest 51-75% less following the outbreak. On the other hand, 26% of survey respondents said they'd continue their investment allocations planned prior to the COVID-19 outbreak; 53% of respondents will invest in the same stages planned prior to COVID-19.
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Other key stats:
- 32% responded COVID-19 will have a negative impact overall
- 36% answered it will have a somewhat negative impact overall
- 46.76% responded they were more interested in investing in health care in the wake of the pandemic
- 10.07% were more interested in investing in at-home goods