#1. VC remains open — at least for deals < $1B valuation.
#2. So many top, mid, and later-stage SaaS companies raised tons of capital in 2021, so much … that few really need to go back to market and raise again this year.
#3. VCs are taking more time, but more “back to normal” time Growth deals can still be done in 3-4 weeks, just not 1 week now.
#4. Not only is there is plenty of money in venture — but even more is coming. Top funds are continuing to raise huge funds.
#5. The biggest issue in venture today is just that founders haven’t changed their expectations
#6. 2016 was tough, too.
#7. Watch What the Big PE Firms like Vista, Thoma Bravo, etc. do in SaaS. They know.
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