Take My Company--Please

Justin Hibbard

Got some interesting stats from VentureOne this week. According to the research firm, 2,680 U.S. companies raised their first round of venture capital in 2000--the highest number of first-time financings ever in one year. Of those companies, how many do you think are still around? Here's a hint: only 23 of the original 2,680, or less than 1%, are now publicly held.

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