Coming off of one of the most difficult years in memory for small businesses, conditions for startup technology companies are showing signs of modest improvement.
As a partner to technology companies for nearly 30 years in Silicon Valley, across the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world, we have had the privilege of watching entrepreneurs lead the way out of down economic cycles time and again. Without a doubt, many challenges remain. But our clients are telling us that things are looking up.
The results of our first Startup Outlook Survey, which complements the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Annual CEO Business Climate Survey, confirmed many of our experiences of late with young, dynamic technology and life science companies in the United States. On balance, they are optimistic and expect to grow and create jobs this year. Download the special report (PDF)