With financial markets melting down amid predictions of a deep recession around the world, the conventional wisdom is that funding for tech start-ups is in a deep freeze.
But sometimes the conventional wisdom overstates the reality. The economy's in an awful rut but some tech start-ups are still raising money. Just in the last couple of weeks, there's been a rush of funding announcements hitting the transom. Of course, that news has been overshadowed because of the obvious attention being paid to the market's volatility. But consider the following: