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  • The IPO Survives! Second Quarter Sees $900 Million Worth Of Exits

    The IPO Survives! Second Quarter Sees $900 Million Worth Of Exits

    The beloved, endangered IPO is showing signs of revival, or at least survival. In the second quarter of 2010, there were 15 venture-backed IPOs in the U.S., which raised a total of $899 million, according to data released today by Dow Jones VentureSource. The amount raised is nearly four times as much as the same, admittedly moribund, period a year ago, when there were only 3 IPOs and… Read More

  • Dow Jones VentureSource: Bad Year For VC Deals Ended With A Decent Q4

    Dow Jones VentureSource: Bad Year For VC Deals Ended With A Decent Q4

    According to statistics released today by Dow Jones VentureSource, the fourth quarter of 2009 was a strong one in light of an overall bad year for venture deal activity in the United States. In Q4 2009, investors put $6.3 billion to work in 743 deals, up slightly from the $6.1 billion invested in 619 deals during the same period in 2008. In total, last year saw 2,489 deals completed and… Read More