2017 is set to be a variable year for finance and investment trends. There’s been a large shift in the way products and even businesses are funded, fundamentally changing the way certain projects are handled, and as a result, some big changes are going to happen.
Crowdfunding has been successfully adopted by many businesses and even used by some as a way to finance early projects in the business’s life cycle. This year crowdfunding platforms are likely to develop, allowing entrepreneurs to easily validate and fund new products and services.
Tech startups are going to see less money flowing easily their way. There will still be large amounts of investment made in the tech sector, but the era of adoration and excitement for the world of startups is drawing to a close.
On-demand businesses have been growing over the last few years, and this is only going to continue. On-demand marketplace apps and sites especially are going to become more and more common.