As part of the renewed activity in venture capital, The Economist notes a revival in technology and venture capital related publications. The magazine also wonders if we are seeing a dead cat bounce.
It is too early
to say whether the flush environment heralds another tech investment
bubble, but there are echoes of the dotcom boom. Red Herring, a once-weighty technology magazine, reappeared last autumn under new ownership. AlwaysOn Network,
a website on technology and media, is publishing a quarterly magazine.
Tech conferences are proliferating again, particularly in Europe. Technology Review,
a magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has
recently unveiled two monthly stock indices covering 150 firms, as a
“gauge on the pulse of innovation”.