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Full Year 2012 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2012 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2011 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2011 Angel Market Trends
Women Angel Investors Hampered by Gender Stereotypes
Full Year 2010 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2010 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2009 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2009 Angel Market Trends
Angel Investors, VCs Look at IPOs Differently
Initial Public Offerings and Pre-IPO Shareholders - Working Paper
Full Year 2008 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2008 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2007 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2007 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2006 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2006 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2005 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2005 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2004 Angel Market Trends
Q1Q2 2004 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2003 Angel Market Trends
Full Year 2002 Angel Market Trends
The angel investor market in 2012 continued the upward trend started in 2010 in investment dollars and in the number of investments, albeit at a moderate pace, according to the 2012 Angel Market Analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.
While only 12 percent of angels were women in 2011, the number is on the rise. “All arrows seem to be pointing up,” according to Jeffrey E. Sohl, Director, Center for Venture Research. “Women are joining existing initiatives, [such as Golden Seeds, an angel network that funds women entrepreneurs].
Angel investing nationwide grew 12.1 percent to $22.5 billion in 2011, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Through the first six months of 2012 — the latest figures available — angel investment gained about 3.5 percent over prior year levels.
Women-owned firms start and grow businesses with substantially less outside financing, according to a Department of Commerce survey of women-owned companies across the U.S. That helps to explain why the average women-owned business has 25% lower revenue than the typical male-owned firm in the same industry.
U.S. Angels put $9.2 billion to work in the first and second quarters of 2012, a 3.1% increase from the same period a year earlier, according to estimates by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. For all of 2012, the Center estimates that U.S. angel investment deals increased 3% and total...
..."You're adding a whole layer of risk to an already very risky investment class," says Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. "With most of these investments, you're going to lose money."
As technological advances lower both the difficulty and overhead of starting a company, entrepreneurs have become numerous and competition for funding ruthless. Online services such as AngelList allow entrepreneurs to connect with angel investors they would never otherwise meet. Last year, some 66,230 companies received $...
Angel activity rose modestly in the first half of the year with per-deal funding levels largely unchanged and investors shifting their focus toward expansion stage deal making.
Angels put $9.2 billion to work in in the first and second quarters of 2012, a 3.1% increase from the same period a year earlier, according to a...
Start-up funding by angel investors reached $9.2 billion in the first half year of the year, climbing 3.1 percent compared with the same period in 2011, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.
The University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research has released angel investment data for the first half of 2012, and it shows some signs of increased activity. Dollars are up 3.1% and deals are up 3.7% over the first half of 2011. Average deal size has stayed constant year over year.