Angel Investing Trends

Source: Angel Resource InstituteNotes based on late 2012 trends:
  • Median Angel Round Size Hit Five Quarter High: In Q3 2012, the median size of angel & angel group syndicate rounds reaches $640K, the highest in the five quarters the data has been tracked.
  • Early Stage Valuations Remain Stable: The median pre-money valuation for early stage angel group deals is $2.6M, slightly down from $2.7M in Q2, for a rolling 12 month period.
  • Investments in Mobile Companies Jumped Up: Mobile companies saw increases in both deals and dollars; the share of deals for mobile companies reaches five quarter high.
  • 10% of Angel Group Deals are structured as convertible debt, 2012 YTD. The report just started tracking this, so the trending information on this will come later, but we do know that is significantly higher than with venture capital.
  • Most Active Angel Groups for Q3 2012 as well as in mobile for the rolling year are included.
The full update report and an infographic are available on the Angel Resource Institute Web site.

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