Venture Capital Still Draws LP Bucks

Schachter, Ken
July 2008
Red Herring;7/8/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that limited partners are willing to invest in venture capitals. According to Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, U.S. venture capital firms raised $11.5 billion in the first half of 2008. Seventy-two new venture capital funds raised money, 10 more than in the 2007 period. The largest haul was for the $800 million Lightspeed Venture Partners VIII LP fund.


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