What Angel Investing Looks Like Now

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The picture of the angel investing world has always been sparse. Wealthy individuals—alone or in groups—who put money into young, private companies often don’t seek or get a lot of attention, especially compared to venture capitalists. A report released on Tuesday, April 16, based on about 800 U.S. angel group deals worth $1.1 billion in 2012 offers a look into what’s happening in the angel world. (The Halo Report is published by Silicon Valley Bank, the Angel Resource Institute, and CB Insights. The data is compiled from surveys and public documents.)

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