Comments on: How art dealers are like venture capitalists A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 By: starpower Tue, 11 Aug 2009 19:03:49 +0000 This assertion is not accurate.

Art dealers are just as interested in cash flow as other professionals.

In many instances, an art dealer is able to resell a work for less than the what had been quoted the year before and more than he/she had paid for the work.

By: ac Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:40:03 +0000 perhaps both focus on moving the smaller/newer stuff instead:

“…For every $100 in auction sales in the second quarter of 2009, Sotheby’s picked up $21.30 in commission revenue – up 41 percent from a year earlier. This increase occurred because there were fewer sales of high-priced lots…” s-cfo-calls-the-bottom-of-the-art-market  /

“US venture capital (VC) investment in cleantech companies in 2Q09 reached $572 million, an increase of 73% in terms of capital, with 48 financing rounds, a 100% increase in number of transactions compared to 1Q09… The Energy Efficiency category grew 168%…” vesting/idUS115469084520090801