TITLE

VC Forecast: Don't Forget the Umbrella

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;12/17/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the results of the third annual "Predictions Survey" released by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) in December 2008. It predicts a pullback in investing as firms allocate resources to stabilize their current portfolio companies and an ongoing inability to cash out via initial public offerings (IPO). It found that 92 percent of venture capitalists (VC) expect a decrease in investment in dollar terms for 2009. Majority of VCs also expect that institutional investors will trim allocations to venture capital.
ACCESSION #
36602804

 

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