04 Jun '12, 4am

New report out about the rise in Angel Investing:

« Small Biz Resource Tip: SlideShark 3 Reasons Listening Is Critical to Social Media Success – and How to Get Better at It » Angel Investments Are On the Rise April 26th, 2012 :: Karen Axelton By Karen Axelton It’s not surprising that the size and number of angel investments shrunk considerably in 2008 and 2009 after the economy crashed. But in 2010, and upward trend began, and in 2011, the growth continued, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. The CVR’s just-released Full Year 2011 Analysis of Angel Market Trends has encouraging news: Angels are more optimistic, have significantly increased their dollar amounts and have also increased their number of investments—all encouraging signs for entrepreneurs. The report found that total angel investments in 2011 were $22.5 billion, an increase of 12.1 percent over 2010. A total of 66,2...

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