Entrepreneurs, whether in ecommerce or another sector consumer or otherwise, will at some point have to think about funding. This might not be day one if self-funded but inevitably, one must think about how to fund a growing company.
Putting aside the usual (and often best) sources like friends, family and so-on, venture capital is still the route most take. And the best place to raise funds? The US off-course:
In many ways, funding your business from friends, family and later on, cash-flow is about as good a way as there is to grow a sustainable business. Nevertheless, raising money is often neccessary and as the above shows, the US is the place to go.
Source: Dow Jones VentureSource