TITLE

Valley VCs Get The Blues

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;4/17/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study from the University of San Francisco in California about venture capitalists (VCs) in the San Francisco Bay Area. The study found that the Silicon valley VC Confidence Index dropped from 3.54 to 3.22 which showed that venture capitalists are more pessimistic than at any time since the survey was introduced more than four years. According to Professor Mark Cannice, who oversaw the survey, the VCs cited the credit squeeze and volatility in financial markets as factors in blocking exits of venture-backed companies.
ACCESSION #
36834957

 

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