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The Exit Window Is Open


In the third quarter of 2014, twenty-three venture-backed companies went public (IPO) and raised $2.6 billion, marking the sixth consecutive quarter to see 20 or more venture-backed IPOs, according to the Exit Poll report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).  Also reported for the third quarter of 2014, 119 venture-backed M&A deals were reported.  Average deal size during the third quarter totaled $248.2 million, a marked increase compared to the second quarter of 2014.