Crunchbase News’ Chris Metinko recently wrote,” Last year at this time, venture dollars flowed freely and founders could name their own terms and prices on deals. Times obviously have changed. Funding continues to trend downward and private valuations continue to take a beating as inflation, interest rates, geopolitical issues and public market woes have caused a pullback in the market.”
This has obviously caused a significant shift in the market with investors now much more in the driver’s seat as deal terms more friendly to those putting up the cash become the norm. His analysis can be found here.