Is the Golden Age of Startup Tech Nearing Its End or Just Beginning?

Is the Golden Age of Startup Tech Nearing Its End or Just Beginning?

There’s a good argument that we’re in the midst of a “golden age” of startup tech entrepreneurship. In 2018, the last full year on record, startups received a new record $130.9 billion of funding, across a total of 8,949 deals. In 2017, there was only $83.0 billion of funding, with numbers as low as $27.2 billion in 2009, in the wake of the economic recession.