Despite VC firms raising $4.1 billion during the first quarter of 2013, fewer firms are contributing and a new report suggests this may be a sign of decreased investment levels to come.
As the company continues to grow, its CEO muses on the direction he wants to see Twitter take. And, no, it's not going public.
Venture investor confidence is on the rise with the consumer Internet surpassing green tech as the sector most likely to get over-invested, according to an industry survey.
Venture capitalists and CEOs of venture-backed companies are putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror and looking forward to better days ahead, a survey finds.
In the first quarter of 2008, a study says there were 56 venture-backed deals, 41 deals of which were related to information technology.
Major VC watchers release somewhat conflicting reports. However, neither one said venture capital funding is actually on the rise.
The $17.7 billion invested by venture capitalists in 2009 marked the lowest point since 1997, though the fourth quarter showed some positive signs.
Funds doled out $3.4 billion to start-ups in the fourth quarter, compared with $11.7 billion a year ago, according to a report. "Slower pace" is expected to continue this year.
Venture capital cash flow to start-ups plummets to $3.7 billion in the second quarter, compared with $7.5 billion a year ago.
Consolidation and financial uncertainty at the nation's largest securities firms will close some doors to tech companies aiming to go public, slow the process for M&A deals, and add more worry lines to tech investing.