Nationwide venture capital outperforms stock market


Author: Paul Brinkmann
Publisher: Orlando Sentinel
Date: May 28, 2014

At least one Central Florida venture capitalist is taking note of national news that venture capital funds outperformed the stock market in recent activity.

Venture capital is money invested in a young company, usually in exchange for equity or a stake in the company. The National Venture Capital Association said Wednesday that the quarterly return for a VC investment outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the last quarter of 2013.

Venture capital saw a quarterly return of 11.9 percent compared to the Dow Jones average return of 10.2 percent. Read more here.