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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


Mobile propping up enterprise IT

Despite enterprise IT getting less of the VC pie, the sector continues to chug along, thanks in part to VC investments in mobile.

By April 22, 2010


Hints of a bubble in green-tech IPOs

Electric car maker Tesla, solar company Solyndra, and others have plans for public offerings. Is it too much too soon or will there be more start-up acquisitions?

By February 9, 2010


Venture-backed companies see year-end surge

Fourth-quarter acquisitions and a smattering of IPOs throughout 2009 reflect rising confidence that bodes well for 2010, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

By January 4, 2010


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


Government funds, VCs boost green-tech start-ups

Venture capital investing in the third quarter shows fast growth and federal stimulus money starting to flow to smart-grid, auto, and other green-technology areas.

By October 29, 2009


The mysterious world of venture funding statistics

New data suggests that venture funding may not what we think it is. What will it take to get trustworthy numbers?

By July 22, 2009


Report: Venture funding deals hit 11-year low

U.S. venture capitalist investment plummeted 50 percent from the same quarter last year with IT hit particularly hard, VentureSource reports.

By April 18, 2009


Payday for VCs plummets 65 percent in 1st quarter

Liquidity generated for venture capitalists from the sales or IPOs of their portfolio companies falls sharply--to lows not seen since 2003--according to a report.

By April 1, 2009


Google launches venture capital arm

Search giant announces details of its venture capital arm, which will invest in industries such as the consumer Internet, software, clean tech, and health care.

By March 30, 2009