In their most recent survey of venture capital financing transactions, the law firm of Cooley LLP notes that pre-money valuations were up in Q1, and there was a material increase in the number of financings with pre-money valuations north of $100 million.
Fewer Series A financings were completed in 2009 than in 2006, 2007, or 2008. Pre-Money valuations on Series A financings dipped dramatically in early 2009, but rebounded in Q4. These are just a few statistics from the annual Venture Financing Report issued earlier this year by the law firm of Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.
Business Conditions as of April 1, 2010: Tatum LLC regularly surveys nearly 1,000 Financial and Technology Executives nationwide to gain insight into the U.S. business climate. Business conditions are again improving according to the Tatum Survey.