“It appears that we may have reached a turning point despite a continued decline in VC deal activity in Q1 as market conditions and valuations are stabilizing,” said
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IPO Market on the Rebound, Corporates up the Ante
Solid IPOs by Snap, the company behind
Additionally, some venture-backed
“Business process companies, those startups focused on making traditional corporates more efficient and effective, will likely represent successful IPOs through the remainder of the year,” said
M&A continues to drive exit value even as the IPO market begins to accelerate. In addition Corporates continue to invest in VC portfolio companies. In fact, over 14 percent of all completed venture financings in Q1’17 were from participation of corporate VCs – activity meant to help corporations compete against more agile disruptive startups in their fields and open up new avenues for growth as core business growth slows.
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