Showing posts from January, 2018

Venture Capital 2018

Oh Venture Capital, you evil mistress of every startup founder or executive. Your song is so sweet but sting can be deadly if handled without care. So the question for 2018 is where will the big boys be placing there chips in 2018? Where will the promise of being the next Unicorn be told? Here is my take on the VC outlook in 2018 as I see it. One thing is certain, the supply of capital is still plentiful. The record-high fundraising activity of the past 19 months has been driving the growing amount deals. One differential, and I believe it to be a good thing, is that valuation as a discipline has returned as seen in the total investments as to raised by VC's themselves. The investment thesis has shifted from “growth at all costs” to “growth with fundamentals.”  continue here: