VCs are feeling pretty enthusiastic right about now. At least, that’s what the latest data show. In fact, the $13 billion invested in the second quarter of 2014 marks the largest quarterly investment total since the $13.1 billion invested way back in the first quarter 2001. All of this info is thanks to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. The $13 billion invested in Q2 is spread across 1,114 deals, reflecting a 34 percent increase in money spent and 13 percent increase in the number of deals made when compared to Q1 of this year. At that time, the investment total was $9.7 billion across 985 deals. Continue Reading via VentureBeat.