Financing of Companies Is Completely Changing

Extracted 03NOV2011 from

There are lots of trends people have been talking about in tech financing--"superangels"; delayed IPOs; secondary market sales; and more. But so far, few people have been putting the dots together: the entire financing landscape for companies is changing. And, excitingly, it's increasingly not just technology companies.

There are many new financing options for growing companies that weren't available a decade ago. Here's how we break them down (we'll visit each one in turn):

  • Crowdfunding
  • Accelerators
  • Super-angels
  • Late-stage private equity
  • The long-delayed IPO

[very nice analysis and infographics in the article at the link above]