Comments on: How art dealers are like venture capitalists http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/10/how-art-dealers-are-like-venture-capitalists/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: starpower http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/10/how-art-dealers-are-like-venture-capitalists/comment-page-1/#comment-5359 Tue, 11 Aug 2009 19:03:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/10/how-art-dealers-are-like-venture-capitalists/#comment-5359 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.

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By: ac http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/10/how-art-dealers-are-like-venture-capitalists/comment-page-1/#comment-5271 Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:40:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/08/10/how-art-dealers-are-like-venture-capitalists/#comment-5271 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…” http://www.luxist.com/2009/08/05/sotheby 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%…” http://www.reuters.com/article/mnGreenIn vesting/idUS115469084520090801

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