University of San Francisco Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mark Cannice released his latest Venture Capital Confidence Index on Oct. 22, 2013. Access the full report below. Here is a snapshot of the key findings:
The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the third quarter of 2013, based on a September 2013 survey of 36 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.92 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). Confidence among VCs in Silicon Valley rose significantly in Q3 -- making this the 5th consecutive quarterly increase in confidence and the highest measure of confidence since Q3 2007.
This is the 39th consecutive quarterly VC survey and research report, and features exclusive trend data along with on-the-record commentary and analysis from current venture capitalists. This unique report measures and reports opinions of Silicon Valley venture capitalists in their estimation of the entrepreneurial atmosphere over the next six to eighteen months. Firms represented include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Andreessen Horowitz, Garage Technology Ventures, and Institutional Venture Partners.
2013 Q3 VC Confidence Index Report