Behind the VC Numbers: Higher Prices, Less Control
October 18, 2013 | Fortune
Five unexpected venture capital deal trends. Venture capitalists invested $8.1 billion into 981 U.S.-based companies last quarter, according to PitchBook Data. That's basically flat from the prior quarter, and suggests that year-end 2013 totals will be a bit lower than the 2012 tally. So that's the top-line. What lies beneath, however, is much more interesting.
States With Big Military, Research Facilities Hurt Most by Shutdown
October 18, 2013 | PerStates
States with large military installations and major research institutions will suffer the greatest economic hit from the 16-day federal shutdown – especially the Washington, D.C. area, Hawaii and New Mexico, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics. To add insult to injury, states that paid to open national parks in their jurisdictions will not be automatically reimbursed for their expense.