High-growth, early-stage companies are set to accelerate Australia’s labour market, driving jobs growth and economic prosperity according to the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (AVCAL). Venture capital is a type of private equity investment strategy that targets high-momentum, early-stage companies. With the popularity of crowdfunding platforms and the Australian Government’s new tax incentives, it’s increasingly attractive for private investors to seek out the high risk-adjusted returns in an otherwise low interest rate environment. Find out how you, as an individual investor, could start investing in early stage tech in 2017.