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- Big Jump In Venture Capital. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;7/21/2014, pA01
8 About $13.8 bil was invested in startup companies in Q2, up 34% from Q1 and the most since Q1 2001. Software startups raised a near-record amount, suggesting that the IPO market will stay hot. This year, 37 tech firms have had IPOs vs. 45 for all of '13. In one of the largest rounds ever,...
- New hybrid investing model helps startups. DORAN, RYAN // Fairfield County Business Journal;7/25/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 30, p5
The article discusses the emergence of a new hybrid investing model in the worlds of angel investing and venture capital in Connecticut. Bill Podd, executive director of Landmark Angels Inc., states that venture capital funds have largely migrated towards supporting fewer companies while...
- 2008: The Year of the Drought. Schachter, Ken // Red Herring;1/2/2009, p1
The author discusses the performance of venture capitalists in the U.S. in 2008. According to the author, 2008 was the poorest in five years for initial public offerings (IPOs) and merger and acquisition (M&A) exits. He notes that venture-backed companies posted a decline in liquidity via IPOs...
- 2009 IPOs: It Can't Be Much Worse. Schachter, Ken // Red Herring;12/15/2008, p4
The article focuses on a report on the market for initial public offerings (IPO), issued by the Renaissance Capital's IPOhome.com. The report found that venture capital-backed companies raised $600 million through IPO worldwide through the first half of December 2008, compared with $10.6 billion...
- Gloom Lifts for Venture Capital. Talbot, David // Technology Review;Apr2004, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p24
This article presents updates on matters concerning venture capital firms in the U.S. as of March 2004. In the fourth quarter of 2003, venture capital firms raised $5.2 billion, almost half of what they raised in all of 2003. During the same period in 2002, they raised just $2.1 billion. And...
- The Little IPO That Couldn't. Boorstin, Julia // Fortune;9/4/2000, Vol. 142 Issue 5, p358
Discusses the Internet venture capital company Divine interVentures, which has attempted an initial public offering (IPO) seven times. Early prospects for the company, which looked promising; Influence of the collapse of the technology market; How the company faired when it finally did go public.
- Chapter 6: Successful Venture Capital-Backed SMEs in China. Yinya Li, Jonsson // Investing in China: The Emerging Venture Capital Industry;Sep2005, p179
The article focuses on the successful venture capital-backed small and medium-sized enterprises in China. The initial public offering of Ctrip.Com International Ltd. has achieved large gains under its underwriter Merrill Lynch. Guangdong Technology Venture Investment Corp., Guangdong Technology...
- Growling Bear Doesn't Scare Off Venture Capitalists. Billips, Mike // Georgia Trend;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p71
Focuses on investment activity in Georgia. Continued influx of money at the seed capital level; Amount in venture capital received by Internet companies in Atlanta; Initial public offerings; Angel investors.
- Venture capital firms. // Business News New Jersey;1998 Book of Lists, Vol. 11, p148
Ranks venture capital companies in New Jersey by total assets under management. Includes William E. Simon & Sons; Nassau Capital; Healthcare Ventures; BCI Advisors; Domain Associates.