Entrepreneurs are the foundation of capitalism. Venture capital is the largest financing source for these innovative builders and creators, helping turn their visions into reality and influencing the course of our future economy. Over the past decade, venture capital has expanded its influence and importance, matured its processes, and grown its market share and investor base. A once niche investment strategy, venture capital has become mainstream.
Given venture capital’s significant role in economic growth, what are the current macro headwinds’ potential disruptive consequences to the sector? What is the potential impact on the entrepreneur ecosystem? Is venture capital at an inflection point, and what does that mean for global macro stability and continued innovation? Or is it business as usual, cruise control is engaged? Big questions, with big repercussions.