A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

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Last year, startups were filled with fear that Silicon Valley was in a bubble about to burst. Now that it's approaching the end of 2016, startups aren't quite as concerned as they used to be — and 9 out of 10 founders think the time is better than ever to a start a new company.

Given all of the fear and loathing startups were feeling in 2015, top venture capital firm, First Round, did another poll of its network of more than 700 founders and CEOs to see what it's like to have a startup in 2016. Times have certainly changed, and we've published with First Round's permission their entire results of the 2016 state of startups.

Here's how startups are feeling about everything from overhyped industries (still bitcoin), to which company startups hope to be acquired by, to whether they've had to layoff people in the last year (nearly 20% of companies):

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