After several years of recession, it appear that venture capitalists will be loosening the purse strings this year--good news for startups. And with IPOs on the rise as well, private investors should be able to ride the rise as well. Look for measured but steady progress in VC as the recession recedes. R. Colin Johnson @NextGenLog
Total U.S. venture investments in 2011 will increase according to 51 percent of VCs and 58 percent of CEOs.
Here is what my story at Smarter Technology says about VC's: Venture View 2011 predicts a rip-roaring year for information technology (IT), with over 80 percent of the venture capitalists and VC-based CEOs surveyed predicting increased investments in 2011, especially in consumer (Internet), cloud computing and health care IT, with mobile telecom and software as a service (SaaS) both getting boosted investment prospects as well...
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