Venture Capital in Times of COVID

  1. Fewer deals and longer financing rounds: Times of economic uncertainty breed slow decision making. Investors are leaning towards a more conservative approach. Further, with self isolation and logistical challenges during this time, face-to-face meetings are not possible, which inherently slows deal flow. Presently, there has already been a slow down in deal flow, with investors decreasing the rate of capital deployment into new investments.
Source: NFX VC & Founder Sentiment Survey: 286 founders and 114 VCs https://www.nfx.com/post/the-vc-startup-sentiment-survey/
Source: NFX VC & Founder Sentiment Survey: 286 founders and 114 VCs https://www.nfx.com/post/the-vc-startup-sentiment-survey/
Source: Sequoia Capital’s Matrix for COVID-19. https://medium.com/sequoia-capital/the-matrix-for-covid-19-c25bd5195f46
Source: Funding in the time of Coronavirus, Mark Suster — Upfront Ventures. https://bothsidesofthetable.com/funding-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-9bcf7cdfd357

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