Big VCs Avoiding Data Start-Ups

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While plenty of interesting market data technology start-ups are looking for cash to take them to the next level, the capital houses with big money appear to be more interested in established players.

Interest in venture capital firms has increased lately with rumors that should Mike Bloomberg sell his company in the near future, a VC deal would have sufficient funds to meet the asking price and keep the company privately-held, side-stepping the regulatory hurdles of an IPO.

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