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stoweboyd:

Tumblr is about to raise a serious round with a serious valuation:

The New York-based company is poised to raise $75 million to $100 million in venture capital, an investment that will value the company at $800 million.

Posted at 9:55am and tagged with: tumblr, vc, economic, startups,.

Ten-Year Venture Capital Returns Continue To Slide

Ten-year returns for Venture Capital firms continue to slide downwards for the 5 and 10-year periods ending on September 30, 2009 according to the Cambridge Associates U.S. Venture Capital Index, the VC performance benchmark of the National Venture Capital Association.

Posted at 8:39am and tagged with: vc, venture capital, economic,.

Ten-Year Venture Capital Returns Continue To Slide
Ten-year returns for Venture Capital firms continue to slide downwards  for the 5 and 10-year periods ending on September 30, 2009 according to  the Cambridge Associates U.S. Venture Capital Index, the VC performance  benchmark of the National Venture Capital Association.

fred-wilson:

chart is from Grant Thornton’s excellent “Market Structure Is Causing The IPO Crisis

Posted at 6:45am and tagged with: VC, Investment,.

fred-wilson:

chart is from Grant Thornton’s excellent “Market Structure Is Causing The IPO Crisis”