2014 Global venture capital confidence survey results
How confident are investors?
- Confidence in the U.S. is increasing which is driven by strong IPO markets, innovative companies and increased confidence in investors being able to fundraise, all of which bodes well for entrepreneurs.
- Confidence is increasing in the U.S. in the face of negativity around the government not being able to enact policies to support the VC industry.
- Less capital intensive sectors such as Cloud and SaaS are seen as more confident.
- Global confidence levels continued to wane in Brazil and China, while Canada, Israel and the UK show increased confidence.