Confidence falls to two-year low

The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index fell to a two-year low in the second quarter as concerns over company valuations overwhelmed excitement about the innovation taking place at startups.

Silicon Valley venture capital confidence index falls slightly in first quarter

The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index fell slightly in the first quarter of the year as venture capitalists become increasingly alarmed by the high valuations given to some portfolio companies. The index fell to 3.81 on a 5 point scale, according to University of San Francisco Professor Mark Cannice, who prepares it. While the […]

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.


Angels backing more high valuation deals

Here’s a non-shocker: Angel activity is on the rise, with more high-valuation deals closed in 2013 than the previous year. That was one of the key findings of the Halo Report, an overview of angel investment published today by The Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank and CB Insights. While median round sizes held steady […]


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