This is Part 3 of "The New Face of Venture Capital" series. It talks about the imminent "big bang" of crowd-funding in startups and content creation due to startups becoming a public asset class. When Wall Street gets involved, things move. This could easily be a 1000x force-multiplier for crowd-funding. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here.
Progenitor of PC virtualization (now a multi-billion dollar cloud-related industry), serial startup entrepreneur, trend-caster and visionary at the intersection of biz & tech, contributor for VentureBeat / HuffingtonPost / SeekingAlpha, author of the book "The Crowdfunding Revolution | Social Networking Meets Venture Financing", founding team member in a microprocessor startup, author and lead for two Open Source projects, public speaker, prolific idea creator, author of multiple patents, and news and business book junkie. I have a degree in computer science and started my career at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. [email address on gmail is kevin.p.lawton]