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  • It used to be that venture capitalists either went big or went home. If the investment wasn’t $1.5 million or more, the deal just wasn’t interesting to them. Unfortunately, this often left early stage companies facing a funding gap between what they could raise from family and friends and the big money the VCs wanted to invest. Angels helped fill the gap, but this still left limited options for the entrepreneur looking for money in the $250K to $1.5 million "no-man’s land."

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