Alternative Investments 2020

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(CC) WEFThe World Economic Forum has just published the report, “Alternative Investments 2020: The Future of Capital for Entrepreneurs and SMEs.”

The study highlights new alternative sources of capital and examine their potential for broader industry disruption in the future.

Over the past decade, the external environment for alternative investments has seen enormous changes. The areas affected the most are start-up capital and venture funding for entrepreneurs, crowdfunding and marketplace lending for small businesses, and private debt for mid-market enterprises.

In all three cases, a set of interlocking factors is driving the emergence of new capital sources:

  1. Regulation
  2. Changes in demand for Capital
  3. Technology

Download “Alternative Investments 2020” here.