Growth Companies Look To Web to Replace VC

April 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/18/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 15, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the possibility of private companies heading for an Internet revolution. Private companies may be headed for an Internet revolution of another sort, as they are introduced to new technology allowing them to conduct formalized rounds of financing over the Web--minus venture capital participation. The pullback by venture capitalists following the dot-com fallout left the community of emerging and middle market growth companies with mixed feelings about selling ownership stakes, usually tied to harsh stipulations, in order to attain funding from VCs.


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