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START-UP's 2011 Life Science Venture Capital Survey: Device Investors Feel The Sting Of FDA, Economy And Reform

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

START-UP's first life science venture survey asked all VCs how they feel about the state of the industry. Medical device VCs' answers reveal feelings of being beaten down by the FDA and the recession, and general concerns about the sector's ability to generate returns. Includes sidebar, "VCs Survive Amid Few Exits And Many Goodbyes."

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