What Venture Trends Can Tell You

By William Meehan IIIRon LemmensMatthew R. Cohler
Harvard Business Review

Drawing on public and proprietary data, we analyzed past correlations of VC investments and returns with changes in GDP, Nasdaq returns, and productivity. Using statistical models, we applied those correlations to hypothetical future scenarios, yielding three projections for venture investment levels over the next three to five years.