Last Year’s Financial Turmoil Pinches Short Term Venture Returns

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Last year’s volatile financial markets have begun to hurt short-term venture returns. No surprise in that. Long-term returns so far remain untouched. Third-quarter returns slipped into negative territory and one-year returns retreated from a mid-year peak, according to data released Wednesday by Cambridge Associates and the National Venture Capital Association. Meanwhile, 10-year returns rose, as […]


NVCA Looks to Next Year as Dreary VC Performance Continues

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

The venture-backed IPO market limps along and the venture returns follow it. According to the latest batch of numbers from the National Venture Capital Association and Cambridge Associates, venture returns fell in the second quarter pretty much across the board. Only the 20-year return notched a very modest gain. (See link at bottom for full […]