If you're raising money for your startup (or keeping an eye on your own investment options), here are a few big trends to keep in mind next year. Mark Haefale, global CIO at UBS Wealth Management, recently remarked, "the US equity surge is now in its seventh year, making it the longest bull run since World War II."

This record year ends well north of $100 billion flowing into startups. Here are some of the contours you'll see in the venture capital landscape of 2016.

1.   More corporate deals.

Many corporations are choosing to