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Global VC Post Financial Crisis

Global VC Post Financial Crisis
No matter your stance on the great Bubble debate, 2014 was a relatively remarkable year for those involved in the venture capital industry. Overall there was an increase in investing, valuations and fundraising. There was also a huge trend for industries to consolidate. Last year, about 4% of the firms who raised any funds accounted for just less than half of all capital raised. This led many to think that the VC industry was beginning to decline and shrink. However, after much research, most VCs continue to be excited about how their opportunities are lining up especially when it comes to tapping into the upcoming transformative tech companies. Read the rest of this entry

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The Current State of Venture Capital in the World

Venture Capital in the World

Venture Capital in the World

Last year brought many changes to the state of venture capital around the world. The fact is that fewer deals were actually made. The interesting part, however, is that the deals were made at a higher cost, showing an increase over that of 2013. That growth has continued in 2015, mainly in terms of tech companies. The market hasn’t come close to being saturated with new, inventive ways to save time, save money or enhance social media usage as we know it. These areas still show promise worldwide for the near future. Read the rest of this entry

Outlook for the VC Market in the US

VC Market in The US

VC Market in The US

If the venture capital market continues with last year’s trend, the outlook in the U.S. for the remainder of 2015 proves to be interesting. The trend is for investors to make fewer deals, but at a higher cost. The prices in VC market have gone up and we can expect to see more of that. Read the rest of this entry

VC market in 2013

 

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Efraim Landa is a venture capitalist who provides both funding and expertise to emerging companies. A venture capital firm typically works with a startup company that needs funding and support to handle those first turbulent years until they can make an IPO. When a VC firm invests in an emerging company it basically purchases a portion of the company in exchange for a profit that will come as the company matures. It is generally expected that a company will be able to transition from its inception to an IPO inside of 10 years with the average being somewhere around 5 to 7 years. The venture capital firm provides the necessary funds to keep the business running efficiently until the time when a profit can be made. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists such as Efraim Landa also offer their working expertise to the business to help ensure their successful business venture. Many successful entrepreneurs have stated that the expertise that is gained from experienced businessmen is more valuable than the funding that was secured. Read the rest of this entry

The VC Market in South Korea

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Flag of South Korea

A venture capital firm invests money in a start-up business as an investment which has the potential of bringing in a substantial return down the road. When an entrepreneur comes up with an idea and starts a business they typically lack know-how and funding. Efraim Landa offers both through his VC firm, Effi Enterprises. A venture capital firm will provide the funds that are necessary to grow a business to the point it can sustain itself and then make a profit; and mentorship can provide the wisdom and experience that a new business needs to make it successful on every level. The VC firm invests in the company in exchange for equity when the company makes its Initial Public Offering (IPO), or is acquired by another company. VC firms usually invest with the understanding that it may take 6 to 10 years to realize a substantial profit or return on their investment. Although it is a high risk investment, it also carries with it a potential of a high return. Read the rest of this entry

The VC Market in Canada

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Effi Enterprises is a venture capital firm founded by entrepreneur, Efraim Landa. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Landa knows firsthand the struggles of starting and funding a business venture. He established Effi Enterprises in order to provide VC funding for emerging businesses that can also benefit from his many years of successful experience. A VC firm provides capital for a business that has great growth potential. This investment offers a way of helping the business succeed while offering the VC firm a substantial return on their investment when the company makes its IPO. The goal is for the business to be able to move from its inception to the Initial Public Offering inside of 10 years. By that time the company should be able to be purchased at a large profit or offer its shares on the public market. Either way the VC firm stands to make a substantial profit for its investment in the company. Read the rest of this entry

VC Market in Australia

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A venture capitalist such as Efraim Landa invests finances and expertise in an emerging company in exchange for equity in the company. A venture capital firm will supply the needed funds to help keep the business afloat while it is becoming established and growing. When a VC firm invests in a company the main plan is that the company will be able to move from its inception to its IPO within a period of 7 to 10 years at which time the investing firm will make a substantial profit. A venture capital firm provides the necessary funding for companies that they feel have great potential of growing exponentially in a relatively short amount of time. Venture capitalists like Efraim Landa understand the challenges facing an entrepreneur and can provide the funding as well as the expertise to ensure that the business does well and performs as expected. VC funding is a high risk investment but it also has a very high potential of making a substantial return on that investment. Read the rest of this entry

VC Market in Scandinavia

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An emerging business usually needs two things: funding and knowledge. Efraim Landa established the venture capital firm, Effi enterprises in order to provide both mentorship and funding to start-up businesses. A VC firm will provide the funding that is needed to help firmly establish a business in exchange for equity in the company. The typical goal is that a business should be able to go from its inception to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) within about 10 years. Usually, it will mature in approximately 6 or 7 years. The VC firm provides the funds needed as well as the expertise to help establish the business until it is ready to make an IPO; or until it is acquired by another business for a profit. The venture capital firm will work closely with the business to ensure that it has adequate funding and expertise in order to become successful. This investment is made by a VC firm will provide the necessary funding and knowledge in exchange for a percentage of the business’ profits. Read the rest of this entry

VC Market in Singapore

 

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Efraim Landa is a venture capitalist who understands fully the challenges faced by an entrepreneur or a start-up business who is attempting to secure funding. A venture capital firm such as Effi Enterprises provides an investment into the business which is intended to provide the finances needed for the business to grow. VC firms are a type of high risk investment but they also have potential returns that are way above average. The venture capital firm invests finances into the emerging business in exchange for a return after the business becomes profitable. When a VC firm invests funds into a business, the goal is that within 10 years the company should be able to move from its inception to an Initial Public Offering (IPO). In most cases, an entrepreneur comes up with an ingenious idea, begins a business to market it and then enlists the help of a VC firm that can fund the business until it is profitable. Read the rest of this entry

VC Market in South Africa

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Flag of South Africa

The goal of a venture capital firm like Effi Enterprises is to provide start-up funding for a new business. This type of short term investment is made by a VC firm in exchange for profits that the company is expected to generate at a later date. Generally, a company will either go public with an IPO, or sell out for a large profit and the investor will obtain a return on their investment which helped the business succeed. Each region around the globe has their own unique set of challenges as well as advantages. South Africa is just beginning to gain from VC funding and it is just now beginning to take shape. Read the rest of this entry