Silicon Valley Confidence Index Rises For Third Quarter In A Row

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.

VCs Turn Gloomy About Their Prospects: Report

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 — […]

VC Confidence Index Hits Highest Point In Three Years

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. […]

VCs Are Mildly More Optimistic

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 […]

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