Several areas of Asia in particular are hotbeds of fundraising activity. Israel, for example, saw startup investment to the tune of $4.8 billion in 2016, according to Jon Medved, the CEO of OurCrowd, a startup fundraising platform.

India alone saw $3.5 billion in investment in the first nine months of 2016, according to YourStory research. OurCrowd recently expanded to India, offering clients there the opportunity to invest in startups around the world.

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