The democratization of capital is changing how startups raise money. You must pay attention or your competitors will pass you by. 2016 is the turning point! According to estimates from Massolution, crowdfunding will soon overtake venture capital.
This shift from VC money will only continue. VC funds hav9e been around since the early 1950s - for almost a 70-year run. It is an antiquated way of getting capital. In less than 15 years, crowdfunding platforms have become a much better solution.