November 18 Randy Churchill Venture Capitalist Investing

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November 18, 2010 Randy Churchill: Shaking the MoneyTree (Q3 Update) I. General a. Venture capital investors are for companies that are meant to have large value b. It is important to find a V.C. firm that fits needs and is within the right industry i. Make sure V.C. is a right fit c. V.C. firms range from large to small in terms of funds d. V.C.s are usually limited partnerships i. Make large commitments and fund deals as necessary ii. Getting them to invest is only the beginning e. VC.’s will make money by receiving options/percentage of ownership of a company i. Sell shares after company becomes IPO f. Silicon Valley accounts for a significant amount of venture
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Unformatted text preview: capital investments within the U.S. i. Large portion of investment goes towards software, biotech, medical devices, IT services, and Industrial/Energy (70% of V.C. investments) g. US. Venture investing decreased significantly in Q3 i. Seasonal decline ii. Improved liquidity iii. Weak LP commitment h. SoCal ranks third behind New England and Silicon Valley i. Led by large Cleantech deals ii. Small Capital efficient digital deals iii. Strong Life Sciences sector iv. Diminishing VC base i. Long term outlook i. Cleantech, Digital Media, Life Sciences ii. Continued improvement in liquidity iii. More small VC funds j....
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