How VCs are navigating a changing exit environment
June 27, 2018
Venture capitalists are sitting on record amounts of dry powder, enabling companies to raise large, late-stage rounds and stay private longer. This has put pressure on investors to find liquidity—but that’s easier said than done in an exit environment that’s increasingly challenging traditional routes. As a result, VCs are exploring alternative exit types.
Identifying the right alternative exit path can be like a Where's Waldo game—complex and full of variables. That's why we turned part of this guide into a Waldo-esque map. See why VCs are turning to secondary transactions, private equity buyouts, direct listings and SPACs—as you search for the exit types in the slides below.