VC funding, and the story about buyouts
Here's the Mercury News' listing yesterday of all the companies in Silicon Valley funded by venture capitalists during the first quarter. It is part of the quarterly MoneyTree Survey, and comes in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thomson Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association.
Here's our story about the buyout trend, and how some venture capitalists are giving up the venture game to give buyouts a whirl. David Roux, an early entrant and partner at Silver Lake Partners, sums it up well:
``We and the venture guys are sort of like doctors...I treat old people. They're pediatricians. There's just a lot more older people.''