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Venture Vehicles, yet another entry in the alternative-car market, plans a motorcycle-car crossbreed to market in 2009. Photos: Rollin' with a three-wheeler
Venture Vehicles announces details of its VentureOne three-wheeled hybrid car.
The research firm will become a subsidiary of Wicks Business Information, which has been on an acquisition spree during the past 18 months.
It's not about when the venture capital market will be strong again, says VentureOne Vice President Diana Robinson. It's about the gradual evolution of the venture business toward a less-volatile status quo.
VentureOne CEO David Witherow offers a cautious yes, pointing to gathering evidence that the worst venture capital drought in recent history is over.
The initial public offerings of venture capital-backed companies post the lowest returns in seven years, according to VentureOne.
Chief executives in the electronics industry are getting the best pay among private, venture-backed technology companies, according to a VentureOne study.
Valuations for venture-backed technology companies hold steady in the second quarter after three straight quarters of declines, a VentureOne report says.
Irving, Texas-based holding company NetCommerce announced plans Friday to acquire The Rockwell Group, a Miami-based law firm specializing in taking companies public and structuring acquisitions and financings. The two companies have signed a letter of intent that would give NetCommerce, which buys interest in e-commerce and other Internet companies, an 80 percent stake in The Rockwell Group. The acquisition by 13-year-old NetCommerce, formerly known as Virtual Enterprises, comes as the demand for IPOs shrivels. Only five companies managed to launch IPOs during the first quarter of 2001, raising an anemic $467.5 million, according to venture research company VentureOne. That was the first time in two years that less than $1 billion was raised during a quarter.