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Venture Capital Returns Continue Upward Trend

This excerpt from a press release issued by the National Venture Capital Association features a quote by the association’s president that highlights some of the comments I’ve made in the past about IPOs and the trickle down effect on investing. Here is the quote: “In order to achieve the level of historical performance that (venture capital) limited partners have come to expect, we must have a thrivings IPO market and acquisitions, and the former essentially closed mid-August of this year. Many fine companies await the market’sstrengthening so that they can access the capital needed to continue their growth trajectories.”

According the data compiled by the NVCA, returns were up significantly as of June 30, 2011 due to easier exits through IPOs and the resulting higher valuations of venture capital portfolio companies.

Want to read the press release in its entirety? Click here.

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About Tiffany C. Wright

Hi! I,Tiffany C. Wright, am the author of the ebook, "Help! I Need Money for My Business Now!!" and the book "Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses", available on Amazon. I am the president of Toca Family Business Services, a short-term & project-based interim management & strategic and financial advisory firm, located in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past five years I've helped small and medium companies restructure and obtain over $31 Million in financing and a similar amount in purchase orders and contracts. I have an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Personal: I enjoy investing. I am a prodigious reader of everything from business books, magazines, and newspapers to horror and popular fiction. I read 4-6 books per month. I also love to travel. I've been to 33 countries on 5 continents and lived in Japan for 2.5 years and aim for a foreign locale twice a year. I am also an athlete and run track on the Master's Circuit. The highlight was placing 7th in my age group in the 2007 World Master's Track and Field Championships in Italy.

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The Resourceful CEO, Tiffany C. Wright

the president of Toca Family Business Services, a strategic and financial advisory firm which provides short-term & project-based C-level management. She is the author of Solving the Financial Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses, available on Amazon.

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