Venture capital confidence index climbs again

The Silicon Valley Venture Capital Confidence Index rose in the first quarter for seventh consecutive quarter. This marks the longest upward trend in the history of the index, according to Mark Cannice at the University of San Francisco, who assembles it. The index now stands at 4.03 on a 5 point scale with 5 indicating high confidence. VCs interviewed for the index cited the IPO market and the rapid technological disruption being driven by startups for their confidence.

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Index Rises For Fourth Straight Quarter

Venture capitalists in Silicon Valley express greater enthusiasm for future business conditions, according to a study of industry confidence. The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index rose to 3.78 in the second quarter, the fourth quarter in a row of improvement. The index is published by University of San Francisco professor Mark Cannice. VCs cited an improving IPO market along with the investment opportunities they see with disruptive technologies.

Venture Capital Confidence Inches Higher In 3Q

Confidence over business conditions in Silicon Valley’s venture capital community rebounded slightly in the third quarter despite worries about stubbornly high private-company valuations, according to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index.

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. […]

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