Archive for February, 2012

Follow-on Funding: A Dilemma for Angel Investors

February 12 2012 No Commented

In 2007, Professor Rob Wiltbank reported in Returns to Angel Investors in Groups that angel investors made follow-on investment in about 30% of their invested companies. It was surprising for me to learn that follow-on investments correlated with lower returns, that is, angels that made follow-on angel investments saw returns of 1.4X their investment, while […]

Average Round Size in Angel Deals

February 3 2012 No Commented

The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire has been publishing statistics on angel investing for decades.  Over the past several years, the numbers of US companies funded by angel investors has increased from about 50,000 per year to over 60,000 annually.  Based on CVR reports, Mark Boslet of senior editor with […]