TITLE

FEELING SQUEEZED

AUTHOR(S)
O'REILLEY, TIM
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/1/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 48, pP18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the difficulty being faced by tech investor group Vegas Valley Angels in funding some startup businesses in Las Vegas, Nevada as of 2008. According to it, the recent economic downturn has withhold the willingness of the group to write checks. It states that the Angels will shift their focus from new companies to its existing portfolio and will also look to buy into deals reviewed by other groups to adjust to the lean economy.
ACCESSION #
35620261

 

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