Tag Archives: Private Equity

Stanford Business School Paper – How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Inside the Secret World of Venture Capital The Stanford Venture Capital Initiative is quietly assembling a massive database from people who prefer to stay mum The authors develop a valuation model for venture capital-backed companies and apply it to 135 U.S. unicorns — private companies with reported valuations above $1 billion. They value unicorns using financial terms from legal filings

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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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PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights – Venture Capital Funding MoneyTree Report – Q4 2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights’ 2017 MoneyTree report highlights the latest trends in venture capital funding globally. 2017 was the second year that saw dollar funding top $70 billion, but deals declined for the third straight year, falling 4% from 2016 and reaching the lowest annual total since 2012. Total annual global funding increased nearly 50% in 2017, as over $164

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Honda And Google Talk About Self-Driving Technology

Honda And Google Talk About Self-Driving Technology Google wants to develop the brains behind self-driving technology, and work with established automakers rather than build the cars. http://world.honda.com/news/2016/c161222aeng.html Economic Conditions Snapshot December 2016 – McKinsey Global In the face of political transitions and concerns over trade, executives expect improvements at home and a stable global economy, with some regional divergences. http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/economic-conditions-snapshot-december-2016-mckinsey-global-survey-results

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Latin American Venture Capital Association Launches News Platform

In partnership with Telefonica Open Future_ the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) launches a News Platform that covers breaking deals, investor perspectives, research, and other curated news from the Latin American venture ecosystem. Venture investors have deployed over US$2.1 billion in Latin America since 2011, increasing deal activity year-on-year, according to LAVCA’s Latin America Venture Capital

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Bain Report – Global Private Equity (2016)

Bain’s Global Private Equity Report 2016 offers a comprehensive view of the challenges that private equity investors face following a decade of volatility and change, as well as what it will take to succeed in 2016. In 2015, private equity turned in another surprisingly solid year against the backdrop of a global economic slowdown, increased volatility in public equity markets

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