Venture Capital Industry Report Published by VentureOne

In-Depth Retrospective of Venture Capital Activity in the Year 2000



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from VentureOne Corporation

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VentureOne, the leading provider of
 venture capital information and services, announced today the release of its
 annual Venture Capital Industry Report. This important resource for the
 venture capital community presents data on every stage in the venture capital
 cycle, from fundraising through liquidity. In-depth articles summarize the
 year's activity and accompanying charts highlight essential data.
     The Venture Capital Industry Report offers focused examinations of fund
 allocation, as well as a general overview of the state of the venture capital
 industry in 2000. An analysis of commitments to venture capital funds offers
 insight into the potential for future venture investment. Additionally, the
 breakdown of 2000's financing rounds by industry segment, geographical region,
 and Internet sector in conjunction with aggregate statistics on private
 company valuations provide a snapshot of current venture activity. A complete
 listing of venture-backed IPOs and M&As is accompanied by an assessment of the
 year's liquidity markets. The Venture Capital Industry Report also ranks
 venture capital firms, investment banks, law firms, and accounting firms by
 activity level and the number of companies in their portfolios that completed
 initial public offerings.
     Dave Witherow, President & CEO of VentureOne Corporation, underscores the
 publication's value as a year-round reference for the venture and
 entrepreneurial communities. "The Venture Capital Industry Report presents the
 big picture view of the venture capital market as well as a detailed,
 data-driven examination. At a glance, an investor can review the year's
 activity in a specific area of investment and use this as an operational
 framework. More careful reading reveals the nuances of specific trends in
 venture capital. Venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and members of the
 business community refer to the Venture Capital Industry Report for historical
 perspective throughout the year."
     The Venture Capital Industry Report retails for $395. Volume discounts are
 available. Call VentureOne toll free at 877-522-8663 or email
 products@ventureone.com.
 
     About VentureOne
     VentureOne, the world's leading venture capital research firm, offers
 investors and entrepreneurs the most comprehensive and accurate information on
 venture-backed companies, as well as world-class events, industry analysis,
 and customized research. VentureOne's products help top-tier venture capital
 firms, corporate investors, investment banks and accounting and law firms
 identify private investment opportunities, perform due diligence, and evaluate
 market trends, including company valuations and executive compensation.
     VentureOne's wealth of information about venture-backed companies is made
 available in VentureSource(TM) 4.0, an Internet database of more than
 12,000 venture-backed companies, over 4,300 investors -- including more than
 1,000 traditional and corporate venture firms with almost 2,400 funds -- and
 more than 33,000 financing transactions and 89,000 key executives. Data on
 executive compensation is available online via CompensationPro, VentureOne's
 database of salary, bonus, and equity information.
     For more information about VentureOne products and services, please visit
 www.ventureone.com.
     The investment figures included in this release are based on proprietary
 research conducted by VentureOne in tracking thousands of privately held
 companies through in-depth interviews with company CEOs and CFOs and their
 investors.
 
 

SOURCE VentureOne Corporation
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VentureOne, the leading provider of
 venture capital information and services, announced today the release of its
 annual Venture Capital Industry Report. This important resource for the
 venture capital community presents data on every stage in the venture capital
 cycle, from fundraising through liquidity. In-depth articles summarize the
 year's activity and accompanying charts highlight essential data.
     The Venture Capital Industry Report offers focused examinations of fund
 allocation, as well as a general overview of the state of the venture capital
 industry in 2000. An analysis of commitments to venture capital funds offers
 insight into the potential for future venture investment. Additionally, the
 breakdown of 2000's financing rounds by industry segment, geographical region,
 and Internet sector in conjunction with aggregate statistics on private
 company valuations provide a snapshot of current venture activity. A complete
 listing of venture-backed IPOs and M&As is accompanied by an assessment of the
 year's liquidity markets. The Venture Capital Industry Report also ranks
 venture capital firms, investment banks, law firms, and accounting firms by
 activity level and the number of companies in their portfolios that completed
 initial public offerings.
     Dave Witherow, President & CEO of VentureOne Corporation, underscores the
 publication's value as a year-round reference for the venture and
 entrepreneurial communities. "The Venture Capital Industry Report presents the
 big picture view of the venture capital market as well as a detailed,
 data-driven examination. At a glance, an investor can review the year's
 activity in a specific area of investment and use this as an operational
 framework. More careful reading reveals the nuances of specific trends in
 venture capital. Venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and members of the
 business community refer to the Venture Capital Industry Report for historical
 perspective throughout the year."
     The Venture Capital Industry Report retails for $395. Volume discounts are
 available. Call VentureOne toll free at 877-522-8663 or email
 products@ventureone.com.
 
     About VentureOne
     VentureOne, the world's leading venture capital research firm, offers
 investors and entrepreneurs the most comprehensive and accurate information on
 venture-backed companies, as well as world-class events, industry analysis,
 and customized research. VentureOne's products help top-tier venture capital
 firms, corporate investors, investment banks and accounting and law firms
 identify private investment opportunities, perform due diligence, and evaluate
 market trends, including company valuations and executive compensation.
     VentureOne's wealth of information about venture-backed companies is made
 available in VentureSource(TM) 4.0, an Internet database of more than
 12,000 venture-backed companies, over 4,300 investors -- including more than
 1,000 traditional and corporate venture firms with almost 2,400 funds -- and
 more than 33,000 financing transactions and 89,000 key executives. Data on
 executive compensation is available online via CompensationPro, VentureOne's
 database of salary, bonus, and equity information.
     For more information about VentureOne products and services, please visit
 www.ventureone.com.
     The investment figures included in this release are based on proprietary
 research conducted by VentureOne in tracking thousands of privately held
 companies through in-depth interviews with company CEOs and CFOs and their
 investors.
 
 SOURCE  VentureOne Corporation