As we enter the holiday season, cocktail parties mean you will likely hear someone mentioning a friend who ‘got in early on uber,’ or how a friend of a friend was an angel investor in Facebook. Invite both of these people to your homes, they will bring good wine. But what exactly does that mean? Stocks are straight forward and everyone who has seen the movie ‘Trading Places’ has a grasp on the commodity market, but how does ‘startup’ funding work?
In collaboration with our friends at www.visualcapitalist.com please enjoy the following infographic, which provides background on the various levels of startup funding so you can finally one-up Uncle Craig at the dinner table with your newfound knowledge of alternative investing.