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they have to pay for a deal, or companies have lowered their expectations for what GPs should pay … expansion and buyout capital to small and medium sized companies in the emerging markets … important aspect of our firm is that we only focus on emerging markets. We have funds in Latin America, Southeast Asia … we think that it’s easier for post-investment portfolio company management as China is such a big …
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Do Venture Capital Brands Matter? (PDF)
Venture Capital Update Q1 2005 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2000 6000 8000 04000 $49.6 6,295 3,248 $21.9 2,153 $94.7 2,356 $36.2 2,114 $20.9 40 60 100 20 800 $19.0 4,595 Amt. Invested ($B) Deals 1Q05 … investments, minimal liquidity and upward trending late stage valuations — lead us to wonder how a … data, pointing to the trends in the technology and life science industries. We invite your opinions …
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Great Leaps Forward: Three Observations About Investing in China (PDF)
of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. For this emerging global powerhouse, the Summer Games are much more … private investment strategies, from start-up companies to … offs of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). A vast number of companies across a variety of sectors need venture … that the opportunity for returns on investments in companies in this growth equity stage is quite …
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Hedge Funds: Friend or Foe? What Hedge Funds Mean for the Venture Community (PDF)
prescription drugs and solar technology have in common? All three companies turned to hedge funds for large amounts of … provide debt to the venture-backed portfolio company.Hedge funds’ activities have since expanded and … rounds of funding, they also include earlier stage companies and companies forgoing … capitalists and hedge funds. Others welcome the late-stage infusion of cash as a way of funding an …
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Industry Commentary (PDF)
SVB Venture Capital Update 4Q 2003 Silicon Valley Bank March 2004 … data, pointing to the trends in the technology and life science industries. We invite your opinions … the M&A currency necessary for public companies to aggressively pursue new technologies and new markets, while generating much … immediately relate a story of a portfolio company that got an unsolicited term sheet at significant …
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Featured Commentary & Analysis

April 09, 2010 Posted by
The magnitude of opportunities in global energy markets is enormous, but scaling up a new technology to “utility” scale also presents unique challenges for the venture model. The leap from initial product demonstration and small scale manufacturing into production or assets in the hundreds of megawatts (and hundreds of millions of dollars) largely exceeds the capacity of venture equity financing. Given the current state of capital markets, start-ups are wondering what sources of lending are available for initial large scale manufacturing or projects and what role can and should government play (for example, through loan guarantees and grants) in “picking winners” and lowering the hurdle for new clean energy technologies to attract commercial capital and gain traction in the market.
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