The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index rose in the first quarter for the third quarter in a row, University of San Francisco Professor Mark V. Cannice said Wednesday. The index of 3.73 (5 indicates high confidence and 1 indicates low confidence) increased from 3.63 in the fourth quarter. The index is meant to measure business sentiment in the entrepreneurial environment of the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon Valley.
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Silicon Valley venture capitalists are feeling more confident about their industry, according to the latest Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index. We’re wondering if the rest of the country is as bullish as Silicon Valley.
The advance in sentiment – to 3.79 from 3.27 in the fourth quarter – follows three months of falling confidence. The index measures sentiment among Silicon Valley and San Francisco-area venture capitalists, where in the first quarter 36% of the nation’s venture money flowed.
Early-stage investing is chugging along at a nice pace. But Silicon Valley venture capitalists are less confident about the months ahead than they were during the financial tumult of the fall. This is according to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index prepared each quarter by Mark Cannice, a professor at the University of San [...]
Surprise, surprise. The third quarter Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index has just been released by Mark Cannice, professor of entrepreneurship at the University of San Francisco, and his findings show Bay Area VCs may be losing momentum on the confidence front. According to a survey of 33 investing pros, Cannice found their confidence — [...]
Silicon Valley venture capitalists are feeling more upbeat about business conditions than they have at any time in the past three years, according to a survey of VC sentiment. An uptick in fund-raising and a more welcoming IPO market lifted spirits in the first quarter, boosting the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index to 3.91. [...]
The newest Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index is out, and based on a survey of 37 Bay Area VCs, investors are feeling slightly more confident about their industry than they did in the second quarter. Some of the brighter trends, said the VCs, include increasing exit opportunities that are improving the financial metrics of [...]