The venture downturn continues to spark alarmist headlines, but glimmers of hope have surfaced. The S&P 500 has made some gains as of late, while some of the more recent venture-backed companies to go public have seen their stock prices recover. However, caution reigns paramount, and it's likely that whatever rally could occur will be tepid. With a reset in valuations and seller expectations, could buyers of venture-backed companies actually pick up activity, resulting in yet another strong year?
The PitchBook 2015 Annual VC Liquidity Report delves into multiple datasets on exit activity, covering exits by sector, region and size. In addition, it features a segment produced in collaboration with NASDAQ on liquidity in private markets.