"Angel-funded" describes a business entity that is funded by "angel investors". Angel investors are venture-capital investors who are willing to invest a large amount of money in a startup in exchange for a large stake in ownership / a large share in returns.
A small, angel-funded firm is looking for to pay developers to help create the next generation social-networking site.
Start-up and later stage funding provided to companies with potential for great gain or risk is typically referred to as venture capitalism. 'Denture Capitalism' captures the fact that venture capitalism is typically funded by elderly plutocrats.
'Sources report that Denture Capitalism kingpin Warren Buffet's interest in Mr. Vokonvov's innovative search engine has helped attract ample funding to the start-up.'
The Trilateral Commission was established in 1973. Its founder and primary financial angel was international financier, David Rockefeller, longtime chairman of the Rockefeller family-controlled Chase Manhattan Bank and undisputed overlord of his family's global corporate empire.more...
Rockefeller's idea for establishing the commission emerged after he had read a book entitled Between Two Ages written by an Establishment scholar, Prof. Zbigniew Brzezinski of Columbia University.
In his book Brzezinski proposed a vast alliance between North America, Western Europe and Japan. According to Brzezinski, changes in the modern world required it.
"Resist as it might," Brzezinski wrote elsewhere, "the American system is compelled gradually to accommodate itself to this emerging international context, with the U.S. government called upon to negotiate, to guarantee, and, to some extent, to protect the various arrangements that have been contrived even by private business."
In other words, it was necessary for the international upper class to band together to protect its interests, and to ensure, in the developed nations, that political leaders were brought to power who would ensure that the global financial interests (of the Rockefellers and the other ruling elites) would be protected over those of the hoi polloi.
POCANTICO HILLS CONFABS
Although the initial arrangements for the commission were laid out in a series of meetings held at the Rockefeller's famous Pocantico...