Feb 2, 2017

3 takeaways from a VC summit

  1. Many Silicon Valley firms have begun spending significant time outside of traditional tech hotbeds.
  2. Sovereign wealth funds have slowed down their startup investment pace.
  3. 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.

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