Silicon Florist 🌹 Startup exits and VC both nosedive 📉
Only $5.8 billion was generated from initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions last quarter, according to venture capital data firm PitchBook Data. That accounts for less than 1% of the total exit value seen in 2021… More
Oregon’s economic vitality rests on our ability to encourage the founding and growth of innovation-based businesses. These companies cross industry lines and create new products, services, processes and business models that can be sold nationally and internationally. They’re primarily small and medium-sized businesses… More
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