Startup Cities pp 115-143 | Cite as

Sourcing Investment Capital

What Is Investment Capital?
  • Peter S. Cohan


Startups need different kinds of capital at different stages of their development. Moreover, the types of capital needed for a lifestyle business, often a founder’s capital or funds from friends and family, are not the same as those that a gazelle requires. Gazelles ultimately seek to go public or find an acquirer and thus have ambitious growth objectives that can only be achieved with ever larger amounts of capital.

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  • Peter S. Cohan
    • 1
  1. 1.MarlboroughUSA

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