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VC investors choose cloud computing, mobile tech

The annual Global Venture Capital Confidence survey shows investors are increasingly interested in throwing down money for technology companies.

By August 12, 2014


Venture capital funding for Q1 slowest since 2003

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.

By April 8, 2013


Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks shop about the social network

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.

By May 15, 2013


VC attention shifts from green tech to Internet

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.

By December 22, 2010


VC sector optimistic for 2011, especially in IT

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.

By December 21, 2010


Study: VC-backed mergers, IPOs slowing

In the first quarter of 2008, a study says there were 56 venture-backed deals, 41 deals of which were related to information technology.

By April 1, 2008


VC funding either flat or falling

Major VC watchers release somewhat conflicting reports. However, neither one said venture capital funding is actually on the rise.

By July 19, 2008


VC investments sink to lowest levels in 12 years

The $17.7 billion invested by venture capitalists in 2009 marked the lowest point since 1997, though the fourth quarter showed some positive signs.

By January 22, 2010


Venture capital plummets 71 percent

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.

By January 20, 2009


How Wall Street's mess will hurt high tech

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.

By September 15, 2008