Entrepreneurs and investors regularly wonder what the returns are in angel investing.
The completion of this research project provides robust data on this subject that has never before been available. Our findings in this study are based on the largest data set of accredited angel investors collected to date, with information on exits from 539 angels. These investors have experienced 1,137 “exits” (acquisitions or Initial Public Offerings that provided positive returns, or firm closures that led to negative returns) from their venture investments during the last two decades, with most exits occurring since 2004.
Analysis of the data revealed important details of the investment outcomes for angel investors connected to angel organizations:
We also evaluated three factors that appear to impact these angel investors’ outcomes:
We'd love to get your feedback on how to improve these resources and your suggestions for any articles that you'd like to see featured. Contact us with feedback and suggestions on [email protected]