IVCA Feature: What to Expect When the Economy Re-Opens in Eight Online Articles on Expectations for VC, PE and the Pandemic Afterlife

IVCA Feature: What to Expect When the Economy Re-Opens in Eight Online Articles on Expectations for VC, PE and the Pandemic Afterlife

May 13, 2020
As the stay-at-home restrictions begin to lift, and the upcoming summer offering a hope of getting back to a new normal,what are the experts saying about the expectations of the economy and life in the pandemic after effects? Here are eight online articles on VC, PE and general discussions on what to expect in an extraordinary time. 
 
EY.com, Venture Capital Before and After the Pandemic 
 
Ernst & Young offers a forecast: In late February, when we started to review the venture capital numbers for Q1 2020, we were well on our way to recording another strong quarter of activity and continuing the trend established in the last decade. Then the mother of all unexpected events appeared the COVID-19 global pandemic. 
 
READ MORE: https://www.ey.com/en_us/growth/venture-capital-before-and-after-the-pandemic  
 
 
Pitchbook.com, Live Coronavirus Update: Coronavirus Effects on Private Markets 
 
PitchBook is providing ongoing coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and its effects across the private markets and the economyin the categories of Latest News, Startups, Venture Capital, Private Equity and Pitchbook Reports. 
 
READ MORE: https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/coronavirus-updates-latest-news-and-analysis  
 
 
MITSloan.MIT.edu, 5 Trends in Venture Capital (Beyond the Pandemic) 
 
Change is afoot in venture capital, from machine learning to the impacts of COVID-19. Heres a quick primer on whats happening now.  
 
READ MORE: https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/5-trends-venture-capital-beyond-pandemic  
 
 
PE-Insights.com, Coronavirus Pandemic Spurs Requests to Alter Private-Equity Investment Terms 
 
Originally on Wall Street Journal site, heres a free read on PE-Insights.com: Private equity firms increasingly are asking to amend their limited partner agreements with investors as the coronavirus pandemic crisis deepens. 
 
READ MORE: https://pe-insights.com/news/2020/04/23/coronavirus-pandemic-spurs-requests-to-alter-private-equity-investment-terms/  
 
 
Crunchbase.com, Navigating The COVID-19 Pandemic: Advice For Startups And Venture Capitalists 
 
In such times of volatility, it is critical that business leaders remain calm and look forward to the future, rather than making rash decisions in the moment. However, it is also important to act swiftly and adjust strategies in the near-term that will allow businesses to preserve necessary resources. 
 
READ MORE: https://news.crunchbase.com/news/navigating-the-covid-19-pandemic-advice-for-startups-and-venture-capitalists/  
 
 
MITSloan.MIT.edu, Amid the Pandemic, Private Equity Fortifies Midwest Factories 
 
As the effects of COVID-19 continue to ripple through the economy and put Americans out of work, it remains to be seen what the final impact will be on the private equity industry. But so far, it seems that firms still have a fair amount of dry powder   
 
READ MORE: https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/amid-pandemic-private-equity-fortifies-midwest-factories  
 
 
Xperthr.com Podcast: What Will Post-Pandemic Workplaces Look Like? 
 
From the Xpert Human Resources website: Employers are facing many challenges as they weigh what a return to work will entail, and how it can be done safely. On this podcast a wide-ranging conversation about the future of work and what offices may look like in the years ahead. 
LISTEN HERE (22 Minutes): https://www.xperthr.com/hr-podcasts-and-webinars/podcast-what-will-post-pandemic-workplaces-look-like/44344/  
 
Podcasts.Apple.com, The World After the Coronavirus Pandemic 
 
An overall view via TEDtalks interview: The coronavirus pandemic is more global, dramatic and unusual than any crisis we've seen in a long time, says journalist Fareed Zakaria. Listen as he shares his perspective on how we can recover from the economic fallout, why certain countries were able to avoid major outbreaks and what this might mean for the balance of global power. 
 
LISTEN HERE (35 Minutes): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/world-after-coronavirus-pandemic-fareed-zakaria/id1437306870?i=1000471104911