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Number of Angel Investors, Early Stage Investments Drop

While the overall number of angel investors dropped substantially last year, don’t blame women angels—the percentage of women involved in angel investing nearly doubled within the past year.

on April 29, 2013
Category:  General 
Angel Financing & High-Growth Firms

An OECD report printed earlier this year examines why angel investment continues to be relatively overlooked despite the fact it is the primary source of outside equity financing and support for startups in a number of countries.

on April 30, 2012
Angels Feeling Confident, Too

While entrepreneurs continue to be optimistic about their prospects for the next 12 months, angel investors are now jumping in with both feet. Total investments? Up 12.1 percent. Number of entrepreneurial ventures funded? Up 7.3 percent. Number of active investors? Up 20 percent.

on April 09, 2012
Trends in Angel Investment Behavior
Angel investors pulled back in the first half of 2009, according to the newly released analysis by for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Total investments in first and second quarters of 2009 were $9.1 billion, a decrease of 27 percent over... [More]
on October 28, 2009
Category:  General 
Payne Recognized for Angel Investing
Allow me to be one of the first to congratulate Bill Payne for being given the 2009 Hans Severiens Award for his contributions to angel investing. I had the chance to talk a bit with Bill at the Inc. 500 conference in Savannah, Georgia a... [More]
on April 16, 2009
Category:  General 
Expanding Equity Investment in Small Businesses
PDE staff were on hand earlier today at the House Small Business Committee hearing on the impact of the current financial crisis on investment in small businesses and steps to expand equity investments. Our report of the hearing follows: In today’s hearing for the... [More]
on March 26, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Challenges and Opportunities for Angels
While full data for 2008 investments are not yet in, the picture from the Angel Group Confidence Report is that total angel group investments in North America are estimated to decrease by at least ten percent from 2007. Angel groups appear to be focusing more... [More]
on December 19, 2008
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