Where does the growth come from? A Quick Look at Venture Capital Trends

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Where does the growth come from? – A Quick Look at Venture Capital Trends

“New and young companies and the entrepreneurs that create them are the engines of job creation and eventual economic recovery” according to the Kauffman Foundation. Both start-ups and young companies (age 2-5 years) account for the net job creation in the American economy; larger companies tend to grow by mergers and acquisitions. Investment is critical to funding startup and young companies. Venture Capital trends were dismal in 2008 and 2009, but are showing a comeback in Q4 2009 and Q1 2010. Read more »