Solid ideas, a devoted team, and a healthy market are all components for startup success; however, in most cases, none of that really matters without money. Whether you’re bootstrapping it yourself or seeking angel investments, some capital is required to get your product or service out the door.

While there are a lot of publications dedicated to tracking startup funding, it’s still a confusing topic for those that are just stepping foot into the startup world.

Fortunately Mashable has put together an infographic that takes a look at the numbers and lingo behind startup funding — hopefully making it a little easier to wrap your head around the funding game.

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