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Investors Still Love IPOs, Might Not Have Any Money Left To Spend On Them

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The fundraising community is beginning to worry that its fans may not have $250 billion every year to throw at this year’s Uber and the like.

The quest for growth has prompted some analysts to question whether investors and start-ups are becoming a little too starry-eyed for their own good, potentially overinflating the markets. Comparisons have been made — though so far largely dismissed in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street — to the dot-com boom and bust of 1999-2000.

Investors Bought Into Nearly $250 Billion in Global I.P.O.s in 2014 [DealBook]


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