MADISONThe recently released Q2 MoneyTree Survey figures show no reported venture investment activity in Wisconsin between April and June of this year. Both total venture capital and initial venture investments were reported in the survey, which was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thomson Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association. Ten other states also showed $0 activity.<......Full article >>>
enture Investors, has also observed Wisconsin's uneven investment schedule and recommends analyzing data on a yearlyrather than quarterlytimeframe.
I wouldn't be concerned about this because one of the issues we have on a quarterly basis is that it's really lumpy, Neis said. There are only a few venture capital firms in the state and variability from quarter to quarter to quarter is p......Full article >>>
t emphasized its voluntary nature.
People should keep in mind [that MoneyTree is] still a voluntary thing, Lipper said. The MoneyTree does capture a lot of people who don't report. Typically, venture capitalists will invest in a company with three to four other venture capitalists participating. If even one of them reports, then PricewaterhouseCoopers tracks the others down and verifies t......Full article >>>
othed out. Nettles has previously stated he plans to have the act ready for review when the legislature reconvenes in winter. Winters, of NorthStar Economics, believes this time gap may influence potential investors to wait out the remaining months before financially backing a Wisconsin company.
255 doesn't kick in till January of '05 so that might have a dampening effect on activity as [......Full article >>>
mitted $30 million to Milwaukee's Baird Venture Partners and $60 million to Seattle-based Frazier Technology Ventures, which operates an office in Madison.
Monica Jaehnig, portfolio manager for SWIB, said the state's investments into the firms are designed to allow for investment in Wisconsin companies.
In the case of Frazier, there's $50 million that goes into the Frazier Techno......Full article >>>
capital firms are taking their time researching and investing in companies. According to Ganser, venture firms will often bring in co-investors to help with financing. This limited capital, he said, is not just a problem in Wisconsin, but the Midwest.
We've got two deal offers out there and those both could pop this quarter but we don't place investment on quarters, Ganser said. It's a v......Full article >>>
Source:wistechnology.com By Kristin V. Johnson 08/16/04Related biology technology :1
. Trace Analysis Optimizing Sensitivity Finnigan Surveyor PDA Detector2
. Accurate Evaluation of the Finnigan Surveyor Autosampler Performance using a Deferred Standard3
. Survey company sells Wisconsin GIS piece4
. Madison top-ranked In Digital Cities Survey5
. Survey of High Tech Company Leaders Points Out Need for Personal Growth6
. TomoTherapy reports 86% revenue jump, $131M net loss in Q17
. Sonic Foundry reports GAAP loss as Q2 revenues rise8
. Fiserv reports $113.5 million in Q1 profit9
. Third Wave reports net loss of $18.9M for 200610
. Musicnotes reports 45 percent growth in 200611
. Sonic Foundry reports net loss, higher revenue