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IT venture investing posts worst Q4 in a decade

IT venture investments in the fourth quarter fell a staggering 40 percent to $2.18 billion over year-ago figures, marking the worst performance in a decade, according to a VentureSource survey.

By January 17, 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


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


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


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


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


Second study: VC-backed exits on the downslide

In the first three months of 2008, liquidity generated by mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings of venture-backed U.S. companies drops to $8.2 billion, the lowest quarterly total since the fourth quarter of 2005.

By April 2, 2008


Venture money finds India, China tech

Venture firms in Q2 stepped up their investments in India-based companies by about 120 percent, according to new report. China's on fire with venture firms, too.

By August 21, 2008


Number of IT venture deals falls to 10-year low

Venture capitalists pull back sharply, shrinking U.S.-based tech deals to a level not seen in more than a decade, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

By October 20, 2008


Is venture capital's love affair with Web 2.0 over?

VC investment in Web 2.0 increased in 2007, Dow Jones VentureSource says, but strip out the Facebook deal and a different picture emerges.

By March 18, 2008