The 2013 Global Venture Capital Confidence report came out today which found that investor confidence in the U.S. grew over the past year, while enthusiasm for companies in emerging markets is down.
Venture capitalists gave out over $20 million in funding last year, a ten percent increase over 2011, according to new data from Thompson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.
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Venture capital funds raised $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2012, down 35 percent from a year ago, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.
Editor's Pick Game fundings destroyed the record book for fundings this year as 145 companies raised more than $1.540 billion in 2011, not counting initial public offerings.
The professional venture capital community is more diverse than ever, but employment is still largely dominated by white men, according to the results of a joint census conducted by the National Venture Capital Association and Dow Jones VentureSource, which was released today.
Yesterday’s massive layoffs at daily deals site BuyWithMe were the result of shrinking capital markets, the company’s chief operating officer said today.
Venture Capital deals in the third quarter of 2011 dropped 12 percent in dollars invested compared to last quarter. Clean technology and life sciences industries were particularly hard hit, according to a report released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.
Money raised by venture capital firms to fund startups is on the rise, but the number of venture capital firms raising that money is at a 16 year low.