Where To Find Funding For Your Startup

If you're just launching a startup, you're in luck. Getting the initial investment for your company is easier than it's been in a long time. The reason? Angel investing is hotter than hot, causing all sorts of disruption in the world of funding. Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator, a sort-of school for startups, explains the "New funding landscape," in an essay on his site. In short, there's used to be two types of people investing in startups: Traditional VCs who made large investments using other people's money and angel investors, who were usually rich guys spending a few thousand dollars of their own.

Provided by: American Express Topic: Start-Ups Date Added: Oct 2010 Format: HTML

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