1987-10-12, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Venture capital drought: good times don't heal old wounds. (investments in computer industry vendors and resellers) Pang, Albert

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Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 Oct 12
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Venture capital drought: good times don't heal old wounds. (investments in computer industry vendors and resellers)
Also Titled
  • Venture capital drought: good times don't heal old wounds.
Appears In
  • Computer Reseller News, no.n227, 1987 Oct 12, p1(2) (ISSN: 0893-8377)
Author
  • Pang, Albert
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 Oct 12
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Venture capitalists hesitate to invest in computer industry resellers and vendors. The biggest risk is in software start-ups because the challenge of taking on market leaders is too great. An average venture capital firm anticipates the appreciation of an investment by at least 25 percent annually. A financing venture from $250,000 to $2 million is distributed over five to seven years to 20 or 30 new and established companies. Difficulty in entering the hardware distribution channel discourages many start-up vendors. Declining margins for resellers have discouraged venture capitalists from entering that area. In 1986 hardware companies received $551 million and software companies received $290 million from investor firms.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 5267165

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