TITLE

Chinese VCs Get the Jitters

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/29/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey by Zero2IPO Research Center which reveals that Chinese venture capitalists are affected by the economic downturn along with their Silicon Valley counterparts. The Chinese Venture Capitalist Confidence Index plunged to a 3.25-point reading on a 5-point scale in the third quarter of 2008. The survey found that 20 venture capital funds raised $492.2 million in the third quarter, an 83.7 percent decline from the $3 billion raised by 40 funds in the record-setting prior quarter.
ACCESSION #
36603083

 

Related Articles

  • PLANS.TOPIC: 371 Venture Capital Firms. Ragland, Vincent // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;9/22/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 37, p8 

    The article discusses that venture capital firms provide funds for small businesses which have the capacity to generate a profitable return on investment.

  • Wujiang City Establishes VC Firm.  // EmergingMarketsNOW;9/24/2008, p4 

    The article reports that the government of Wujiang City, China has established Wujiang Venture Capital, a venture capital (VC) firm with a registered capital of USD 29.43 million on September 19, 2008. The VC firm will invest in small and medium businesses across China. The move is in line with...

  • RIZIKOS KAPITALO SEKTORIAUS PLÄ–TROS VEIKSNIŲ VERTINIMO MODELIS. Jankauskienė, Vilija // Management Theory & Studies for Rural Business & Infrastructure ;2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p22 

    This article analyses the main preconditions and factors for venture capital industry deve lopment. Also essential principles for the model, which assess the factors of venture capital industry' development, formation are highlighted and the supply and demand factors affecting venture capital...

  • Crowd mentality. Hogg, Sam // Entrepreneur;Jun2014, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p77 

    The author discusses the importance to start-up firms of obtaining a funding commitment from an initial investor. He describes how venture capitalists (VC) much prefer to invest in companies that have already gotten funding from one or more VC firms. Securing the first investor, he says, makes...

  • Window of opportunity. Hogg, Sam // Entrepreneur;Apr2013, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p74 

    The article considers the role of venture capital funds in financing new business enterprises. The significance in the age of a venture capital fund in its investment decisions is examined in which funds are far more likely to invest in new business enterprises in their first five years of...

  • Angels in the Crowd. SUBRAMANIAN, ANUSHA; BHUVA, RAJIV // Business Today;8/22/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p72 

    In this article Neil Sequeira, the founder of the company BuzzFactory.net, discusses how he arranged start-ups secure initial funding for establishing its firm in Pune, India. He mentions that venture capital (VC) provider companies do not offer small funding amounts. He informs that social...

  • Behind the VC numbers: Higher prices, less control. Primack, Dan // Fortune.com;10/18/2013, p1 

    The article discusses trends in venture capital as gleaned from a review of data compiled by research firm PitchBook Data. The stakes in companies that venture capitalists are buying are getting smaller, while the number of initial public offerings supported by venture capital is increasing. The...

  • Venture capital deals. Primack, Dan // Fortune.com;10/30/2013, p1 

    The article offers information on venture capital deals as of October 30, 2013. Immune-based therapies developer Immune Design has secured Series C funding and an upfront investment from backers Topspin Partners and The Column Group. Medical device developer CVRx Inc. has secured Series F...

  • Malaysian Venture Capital Berhad (Mavcap): The Journey So Far (2001-2013). Akintunde Musibau, Ajagbe; Kamariah, Ismail // Middle East Journal of Scientific Research;2013, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p689 

    In a knowledge-driven economy, economic growth is increasingly dependent upon technology entrepreneurship and growth of technology based firms (TBFs) whereby ability of these entrepreneurs to raise capital for commercial growth is a huge challenge that usually impedes development. However, the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics