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Insights from the market interim

Thursday, May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By PitchBook
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PitchBook is organizing a webinar with industry experts from JPMorgan, Insperity and NVCA. This webinar will discuss upcoming market changes, brought about by factors such as interest rate changes and public market volatility.

Topics will include:

  • Stagnancy in deal activity and the stress it places on certain areas of the market
  • The Q1 downturn in public listings, resulting in only 28 IPOs or deSPAC transactions, and how it affects high-value late-stage companies
  • Back-to-back record quarters for dry powder, with fundraising hit a new commitment record of $73 billion in Q1, following one of the best markets in 2021



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