The VCs must ask themselves if they have CEOs who are capable of driving companies
as the recession bottoms.
Looking at the current slowdown in non-farm employment and the subsequent rebound strategies, HireLabs can forecast a recovery in the international labor market - lead by the US - sometime around Feb 2010 (Q1 2010).
Very few CEOs of venture-backed companies have experience of riding a company
through a recession successfully.
The questions that investors should ask there CEOs is
whether they are able to monetize on market-indicators as the recovery approaches.
Investors who are looking to capitalize on the recovery should predominantly understand the teams that are running the companies, and assess the teams’ ability to analyze and perform the market indicators....