Venture Capital seems to be in the spotlight again. This weeks The Economist has a Special Feature on Venture Capital. This month’s Wired also has The Roots of Bust 2.0, which addresses the overhang out there.
And if the projected numbers are right, the UK is about to be awash in early-stage funding as well. Some concern has already been expressed that there will be too much money chasing too few opportunities. But, in an ever more mature market, it stands to reason that finding truly good investments will be difficult.
This mirrors the broader market, where even Warren Buffett freely admits that it is becoming significantly more difficult to find undervalued companies. Perhaps this means European, or UK, Venture Capital is maturing after having gone through growing pains during the past 4 years.