Venture Investing In Europe Slows In 4Q

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Venture investing in Europe dropped significantly in the fourth quarter as M&A activity continued at a slow pace in the continent’s soft economy. Capital deployed during the final three months of the year decreased 26% from a year earlier and deal volume slumped 22%, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

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VCs Look To IT Investing In 2013, Expect A Boost In M&A, Survey Finds

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Venture capitalists foresee back-to-basics investing in 2013 with money flowing to information technology startups in the enterprise and healthcare markets and away from cleantech and traditional medical science. These same investors are relatively sanguine about their fortunes, with half anticipating an improvement in venture returns

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Optimism And Pessimism In A Conflicted Venture Industry; Through It All, Valuations Rise And Down Rounds Largely Do Not

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Venture deal volume has slowed. But valuations creep higher. And while many venture capitalists anticipate investing will fall in 2012, they see brightening exit markets for IPOs and M&A. These conflicting views are evident in a venture industry decidedly less optimistic than a year ago and unsettled by the economic realities of a trying year […]

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Two Views On Cleantech Investing (It’s All In The Numbers)

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

By most measures, cleantech venture investing reached a respectable total just shy of $4 billion last year. The precise calculation was $3.7 billion, according to the MoneyTree survey released last month by the National Venture Capital Association, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Thomson Reuters (publisher of this blog). That is unless you are at Ernst & Young and […]

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