Crowdsourcing

The venture capital arm of aerospace giant Airbus made its first investment in Phoenix-based start-up Local Motors.
Online offerings have taken off in the U.K., but the SEC is imposing tighter restrictions on what companies can raise and investors can invest.
Crowdsourcing, accelerators and a rush of new funds and investors are forcing the VCs of Sand Hill Road to change the start-up money machine. But is it a change for good?