The American Society for Civil Engineers recently looked at the infrastructure gap within the United States and has graded the country’s infrastructure facilities a D-. Overall, says the Society, $3.6 trillion of investments are needed by 2020 to improve (and bring up to speed) areas such as roads, schools, airports, water systems and more. Given […]
This year, so far, has been quite strong in the venture capital and start up investing market. According to the MoneyTree Report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, and as previously reported in this Newspaper, investment activity in the second quarter rose 34 percent in terms of dollars and 13 percent in the number of deals – the highest levels since 2000. But does this reflect the appetite for start-up investing and can it be sustained?