Posts Tagged 'angel-only deals'

Software Startups – Made for Angels

April 26 2010 No Commented

Software Startups – Made for Angels Over the past couple of decades, angels have consistently chosen to invest in software deals, more frequently than ventures in other sectors.  Software companies generally scale quickly and produce high gross margins.  When coupled with a great management team and a significant head start, software companies can produce wonderful […]

US VC Trends are Driving Angel Groups Towards more Angel-only Deals

January 19 2010 No Commented

US VC Trends are Driving Angel Groups Towards more Angel-only Deals In an earlier post, I reported that angels in some US groups are investing in more angel-only deals, that is, startups for which less than $1 million in funding will provide sufficient runway to achieve positive cash flow.  Angels are electing to seek out […]

Just What Are Angel-only Deals?

January 12 2010 No Commented

Just What Are Angel-only Deals? In my last post, I described the trend among angel groups in the US to fund more angel-only deals, primarily because of the changing world of US venture capital.  I did so without really describing the characteristics of angel-only deals. Perhaps I should start by describing angel deals.  Oh…I did […]

US Trends in Startup Funding – Angel-only Deals

January 7 2010 No Commented

US Trends in Startup Funding – Angel-only Deals Because the US is a large country with huge demographic variety, venture capital has thrived in a few regions and is virtually unavailable elsewhere.  Venture capitalists prefer not to travel to portfolio companies, investing instead close to home.  Consequently, while angel groups in a few regions do […]