Angel Investment Trends in Q1 2013

Angel Investor Trends in 2013 from The Startup Garage
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Angel Investor Valuations Remain Strong

Angel investor median deal sizes increased as valuations remained strong in the first quarter of 2013.  The majority of deals went to healthcare, mobile and internet startups.  Highlights from angel investing in the last quarter include:

  • The median angel deal size for Q1 2013 reached $680K – up 5% since last quarter and 24% since the same quarter last year.
  • 81% of deals were completed in angel groups’ home states.
  • Median pre-money valuations for angel deals remain unchanged from 2012 at $2.5M, dispelling the great ‘bubble myth.’
  • Internet, healthcare and mobile dominated angel investment dollars, receiving over 72% of overall angel deal flow.
  • The most active angel groups in Q1 included Alliance of Angels (CA), Desert Angels (MA) and Golden Seeds (NY).

All data thanks to CB Insights.

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I work with entrepreneurs who are looking to attract investment and get out of the "Garage". I am passionate about helping entrepreneurs start companies that matter. I helped launch over 100 Companies, Non-Profits and Social Enterprises. I consider myself a serial entrepreneur, startup coach & trusted advisor. * Launching New Companies (For Profit, Non-Profit and Social Enterprise) * Expert Business Plan Writer * Extensive Network of Business Relationships focused on Launch & Rapid Growth of New Companies * Startup, Growth, Marketing, Technology, Web, Business Systems * Trusted Advisor to CEO’s & Entrepreneurs * Capital Raising Strategy Development * Startup Team Development The first company I started and sold is VAVi Sport & Social Club which grew to over 25,000 members in six years, was recognized as San Diego’s 30th fastest growing private company in 2006 by the San Diego Business Journal and 32nd fastest in 2007, and sold for over 25X the capital investment.