Angel investments rise in valuation in 2017

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 7:30am

While the number of active investors and funded ventures continued to shrink in 2017, an increase in dollars invested and deal sizes shows angel investors are bullish about their prospects, indicates an annual report by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research.

Angels invested $23.9 billion in 2017, a 12.9 percent increase from the year prior, with the average deal size at $388,860, an increase of 17.8 percent.