VC Investing Climbs 11 Percent to $29.4B

Schachter, Ken
January 2008
Red Herring;1/21/2008, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports on continued growth in U.S. venture capital funding in 2007 as a result of record infusions into clean technology and life sciences, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. It notes that the number of venture deals increased by five percent to 3,813 while the dollars invested rose by almost 11 percent. A warning was issued by venture capitalists about the possibility of limited exit options in the initial public offering market in 2008.


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