Tag Archives: Exits

NVCA Report – Record Amount of Venture Capital Investments (Q1-2018)

Investment into venture-backed companies is already on pace to experience another record-breaking year in 2018, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly report on venture capital activity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem jointly produced by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Coming off multiple years of record fundraising, just over $8 billion raised in 1Q 2018, a

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MoFo – The Short Field Guide to Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

For many years, most successful companies followed a relatively predictable capital-raising path. A lot has changed. The companies that tend to pursue Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in recent years are more mature, better capitalized, and often seek to pursue IPOs for different reasons than did their predecessors. In this great Short Field Guide to IPOs, MoFo details the path to

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Bois Capital – Telco Software Mergers and Acquisitions Report (2015-2017)

Telco Software M&A Market – Sector Trends and Valuation Analysis (2015 – 2017) Market activity has perceptibly picked up over the last three years with transaction volumes increasing by almost 48% from 48 in 2015 to 71 in 2017. This is representative of a trend towards increasing consolidation by leading service providers, hardware manufacturers and technology players. While valuations shift

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Venture Capitalists Investing in Premium Snacks and Drinks – Eater.com

Fancy Snacks Are Having a Moment. Venture Capital Wants In Artisan popcorn and vegan protein bars draw millions of dollars from hungry investors. According to a 2017 research note by Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast, smaller “mindful snack” brands are showing strong momentum, gaining share in 62 percent of the top 50 packaged food categories. A Boston Consulting Group report

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2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital

2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital For many ACA members, 2016 was a great year with the presents of portfolio company acquisitions not just for the holidays, but all year long. Join the celebration by seeing an incomplete list of 60 exits last year. Some organizations had multiple exits in 2016. FundersClub had

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Angel Capital Association – Three Recent Exits Were All Luis Villalobos Award Winners

The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world’s leading professional association for angel investors, recently announced that three recent winners of the association’s Luis Villalobos Award, have achieved milestone exits, all within one month. Since 2010, ACA’s active 13,000+ member angel investors have nominated the most innovative of the thousands of startups they fund for this award. Competition is stiff and

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