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In 2018, Investors Will Look Outside Silicon Valley for the Next Big Startup

Thanks to technology, entrepreneurs no longer need to be on Sand Hill Road to catch an investor's eye.
Source: JGI | Tom Grill | Getty Images
JGI | Tom Grill | Getty Images

For 2018 trends, we asked an expert on what entrepreneurs can expect this coming year in fundraising.

It’s never been cheaperto start a company, but has never. But the ecosystem has been shifting -- a decentralization of knowledge,  and networks that’s enabling entrepreneurs to attract great investors no matter where they’re based. And this will be the big story of 2018: It’ll be the year that shift becomes a permanent state.

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