The Investment Banker/Start-up Romance Rekindles

Tunick, Britt Erica
May 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/17/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p22
Trade Publication
Reports that after four years of estrangement, investment bankers in the United States are once again cultivating relationships with venture capital funds and the start-up businesses they own. Bankers are more optimistic about start-ups' prospects for initial public offerings than the venture capitalists themselves; Bankers have begun pursuing startups with revenues as low as $10-$20 million as long as they are approaching break-even on a cash-flow basis.


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