Feb 2, 2017
3 takeaways from a VC summit
- Many Silicon Valley firms have begun spending significant time outside of traditional tech hotbeds.
- Sovereign wealth funds have slowed down their startup investment pace.
- There has been a major uptick in non-tech companies seeking to buy tech startups.
On that last one: It would seem that the "staying private longer" trend has artificially reduced the number of potential tech startup acquirers, since the next-gen of tech buyers doesn't yet have a public currency.