Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index™ Q1 2019
5 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2019
Date Written: June 24, 2019
The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index™ (Bloomberg ticker symbol: SVVCCI) is based on a recurring quarterly survey (since Q1 2004) of Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists. The Index measures and reports the opinions of professional venture capitalists on their estimations of the high-growth venture entrepreneurial environment in the San Francisco Bay Area over the next 6 - 18 months. The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index™ for the first quarter of 2019, based on a March 2019 survey of 26 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.63 on a 5-point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). This quarter’s Index measurement climbed significantly from the previous quarter’s Index reading of 3.20 which was the lowest level since Q1 2009.
Keywords: venture capital, confidence, Silicon Valley, entrepreneurship
JEL Classification: G
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