Recent Venture Capital Investing Trends
Written by Jay Turo on Friday, February 22, 2008
Goldman Sachs recently came out with a report analyzing recent venture capital investing trends. Key takeaways from the report include:
Strong current investment interest in:
Concurrently, previous hot sectors of enterprise software, storage, and security software have and forecasted to see a cooling of interest.
It is important to note that the VC investment marketplace tends to move in waves - large crests of interests in certain investment spaces that as quickly crash and fall out of favor. Above all else, it is NOT advisable to start or re-focus a business based solely on "hot" investment interest in that sector. A chameleon business strategy of this nature is usually transparent, and almost always unsuccesful.
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