Funding your growth from your future profits is not just a model for American businesses. It is also working in developing nations around the world.
In the article Revenue Capital & Disruptive Models (from MIT's Entrepreneurship Review), leading thinkers at the cutting edge of finance (Arthur Fox and Thomas Thurston) present the argument that, since growth capital is scarce in developing nations, revenue-based finance is a viable and proven model for entrepreneurs to gain funding.
While this article focuses on businesses in developing nations, the examples presented in this article apply whether you are a small businessman in Bangalore, India or Bend, Oregon. This is a good introduction to the disruptive thinking that underpins revenue-based finance (RBF).