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» Tuesday, August 19, 2003 08:55 PM from Critical Section
David Hornik discusses The Summer Slowdown, and has "a feeling that this fall is going to be an excellent time for startups to raise money." So be it :)... [Read More]

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D Woolverton

For some reason, I've never been able to get a mortgage without the loan officer or the signing supervisor, etc going on vacation. And its always for *two weeks*, not just one. I understand the aggravation.

Tony S

Only the wet behind the ears would think nothing gets done during the summer. Deals get done throughout the year, but it's well known the VC community (including angels) get distracted during the summer and holidays (Q4). Again, while far from impossible, it does add a layer of frustration to the process when not hunting elephants during primetime.

BillSeitz

Maybe it would make sense to pick a 2-week period to shut the firm down and have everyone take their vacation at that time.

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