Report: U.S. VC Fundraising Falls 30%

Schachter, Ken
October 2008
Red Herring;10/7/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on reports which state that the spreading fallout from the global credit crunch is cutting into venture capital fundraising in the U.S. and around the world. Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst announced that third quarter fundraising by U.S. venture capital firms dropped 30 percent to $5.75 billion from $8.26 billion in the 2007 quarter. According to the article, the number of funds that closed also dropped from 30 in 2007 to 21.


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