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  • Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Two separate reports were released this morning, both bringing upbeat news of increased exit activity (M&A, IPOs) for venture-backed companies in the first quarter of 2010. We take a look at the most important findings for both the Exit Poll report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, and Dow Jones VentureSource’s assessment of IPO and M&A activity in… Read More

  • Ten-Year Venture Capital Returns Continue To Slide

    Ten-year returns for Venture Capital firms continue to slide downwards for the 5 and 10-year periods ending on September 30, 2009 according to the Cambridge Associates U.S. Venture Capital Index, the VC performance benchmark of the National Venture Capital Association. As investments in startups during the lucrative 1990’s tech boom are no longer included, ten-year returns slide to lower… Read More