As news of COVID-19 and its impact rapidly unfolds, tech companies, their employees and investors are reviewing guidance regarding the financial future of their startups/growth companies and how investors and seeking insight into how the venture markets will behave.
In an effort to gather useful guidance, over the last week, I spoke with dozens of senior venture capital investors (VCs), with a heavy emphasis on those who’ve been in market since at least the 2008 downturn. Below is an amalgam of the on- and off-record responses they provided from New York, California, Chicago, Boston, London, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, and Nigeria. I’ve parenthetically provided dates of the conversations, as the rate of information change has been rapid.
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