TITLE

Obama, McCain, and Venture Capital

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/16/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines the importance of the 2008 U.S. presidential election to capital markets. Some policy-related issues that are relevant to venture capitalists (VC) include the future of capital gains, healthcare reform and cleantech, according to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Capital gains are included in the innovation agendas of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. On cleantech, Obama plans to allocate $150 billion on clean energy programs.
ACCESSION #
36646747

 

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