U.S. VCs Put on the Brakes

Schachter, Ken
October 2008
Red Herring;10/18/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in venture capital funding for startups in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2008. A study by Dow Jones VentureSource has found that funding for startups fell for the second quarter in a row and the number of deals declined 11.7 percent sequentially. The study has revealed that venture capitalists in the San Francisco Bay area in California have grown year-over-year investment levels by 22 percent. Around $1.08 billion was raised in 18 solar and other renewable energy deals.


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