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Investors Optimistic About U.S. Prospects, Express Doubt in Government

October 08, 2015

Venture investors around the world have more confidence in the U.S. market than any other in the world, according to the 2015 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey from Deloitte and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Israel, Canada, China and the UK also ranked among the top five. The U.S. policy environment, however, received lower reviews. U.S.-based investors have very low confidence in the government’s ability to enact policies that support domestic investment. The U.S. ranked toward the bottom among participating nations, near Brazil and Sweden. Immigration reform was cited as the top policy concern. Venture fundraising also began to cool in the third quarter of 2015, after peaking in the previous quarter. Fundraising was down 59 percent by dollar commitments, the lowest since 2013. Read the NVCA analysis…

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