Venture Capital Report Summary

SIC Codes: 6211
NAICS Codes: 523910

Chapters Include

  • Industry Overview
  • Quarterly Industry Update
  • Business Challenges
  • Trends and Opportunities
  • Call Preparation Questions
  • Financial Information
  • Industry Forecast
  • Website and Media Links
  • Glossary of Acronyms

Venture Capital Industry Overview

Excerpt from Venture Capital Report

Companies in this industry invest capital in new business ventures. Major venture capital firms include Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, and Sequoia Capital (all based in the US), as well as Amadeus Capital Partners (UK), Carmel Ventures (Israel), Globis Capital Partners (Japan), Singulariteam (Israel), and Nexus Venture Partners (India).

Competitive Landscape

Demand is driven primarily by the pace of technological innovation and the number of companies created to commercialize new technologies. The profitability of individual companies depends on successfully choosing and managing a portfolio of investments. Large firms have advantages in attracting capital, developing expertise in multiple technology markets, and funding large deals. Small companies can compete effectively by concentrating on specific market sectors or geographic areas.

Products, Operations & Technology

Venture capital companies provide money to young, rapidly growing companies with promising new products or services in exchange for ownership (equity) in the company. Major market sectors for venture capital investments include software; biotechnology and medical devices and equipment; and consumer products and services.

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