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Menlo Ventures' newest partner, Rama Sekhar, says 'it’s still too darn hard for [enterprise] companies to deploy AI.'
Chris McKinnon, who recently joined Morrison Foerster from SoftBank's in-house legal team, expects to see dealmaking pick up this year.
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An extended timeline to liquidity means LPs will be more careful about which GPs they continue to allocate to in 2024.    
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HATCo and Summa Health anticipate finalizing a definitive agreement in the next several months.
valuation, valuations, assets
VCs foresee more flat and down rounds this year for companies that last raised capital at heady valuations during the venture boom.
VCs have low expectations for IPOs, but see a rebound in M&A, citing optimism about lower interest rates and interest from private equity investors and better-capitalized public companies eager to get teams and technologies at a discount.
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The move comes just two months after Menlo announced that it had raised $1.35bn to invest in tech companies “leading the AI transformation.”
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In part five of his series on venture debt, Zack Ellison of Applied Real Intelligence digs into the strategies lenders use to mitigate the risk of lending to venture-backed start-ups.
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Without additional deep tech growth capital, Europe risks standing on the sidelines as other countries harvest its fruits of innovation, writes Krish Ramadurai of Harmonix Fund.
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Of our four most-read stories this year, three are focused on the venture secondaries market.

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