Search Results: Middle Market Debt Financings

Yipes Enterprise Services Secures $17.5 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth Plans(2)
pursue emerging opportunities in the market. According to Infonetics, an international market research … it makes sense for Yipes to pursue the debt markets to … invests in very early, seed stage financings all … way through later-stage private opportunities and into the public market. This strategy allows Crosslink Capital to remain a …
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Growth Capital: Investing in Rapid Growth, High Potential Companies (PDF)
venture firms lament the lack of an IPO market, growth capital has become one of the most compelling … by the current volatility in the credit markets as … buyout strategies that are more dependent on the availability of debt financing.Broadly defined, growth capital refers to private … growth capital are also applicable to other markets, such as China, India and Brazil, where growth …
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Venture Investing After the Bubble: A Decade of Evolution (PDF)
Some have labeled the last ten years in the venture capital industry a decade of lost returns. Ten and … meaningfully from the bottom of the fundraising market in 2003. The best venture firms approached … experience and lessons learned from the tech market crash. The funds raised during this period were … sentiment soured and exit and credit markets closed, the savviest investors responded proactively at …
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Volume 3: Data Establishes Value Expectations for Future Rounds of Life Science Funding (PDF)
SVB ANALYTICS RESEARCH SERIES Volume 3 This report is the third in a series of research papers … months analyzing thousands of companies and financing rounds. We sought out clusters of companies … number of employees, total amount raised to-date and debt, among others. We then put these candidate … The shaded boxes within the graph contain the middle 50 percent of step-up values for each segment …
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Volume 4: The Impact of Future Rounds: Software and Services (PDF)
dilutive effect of future rounds of financing in venture backed companies. Understanding this future … many months analyzing thousands of companies and financing rounds. We sought out groups of companies … of employees, total amount raised to-date and debt among others. SVB ANALYTICSRESEARCH SERIES Volume … each of the stages. The shaded boxes contain the middle 50 percent of step-up data values, and lines …
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March 01, 2011 Posted by
The question for most people is why the dollar is not strengthening with the upheaval in Egypt, Libya and the Middle East situation. In the risk on/risk off world we have become used to, surely there should have been a flight to quality (U.S. bonds) and consequently the US$, which should have strengthened.
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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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March 22, 2011 Posted by
The yen's surge in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami may have seemed counter-intuitive at first glance, but it reflected, in part, market speculation that Japanese firms and the Japanese government will repatriate money now invested overseas in order to pay insurance claims and the cost of rebuilding.
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July 12, 2010 Posted by
When I first arrived in Silicon Valley in 1986, my division at DSC Communications employed 1,300 people. Of those, roughly 1,000 were in manufacturing. We built everything from printed circuit boards to full communications systems. We also bought circuit boards from a number of outside sources, all located locally.
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