After a particularly Slow summer, the mood in VC seemed to change with the arrival of the Labor Day season. By the end of September, it was felt that perhaps the worst had arrived in terms of this year’s falling corporate financing figures.
Investment volume had stopped declining and was beginning to make up ground. Investors said that anecdotally, it looked like the market was really starting to pick up momentum again, especially in the early stages. But funding data for October showed that the venture capital market still has a long way to go.