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95% of U.S. Startups Funded By Angels

Angels seem to be everywhere these days. A whopping 95% of the startups in the U.S. in 2012 were funded by angel investors. And the numbers continue to rise. Angel investors, a.k.a. business angels, are affluent accredited investors, typically successful entrepreneurs or retired business people, who invest their own money informally in startup companies. To lessen the high risk involved, many angel investors join angel networks in...

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Entrepreneurs Can Pay It Forward Through Angel Investing

Small businesses play a vital role in fueling the economy, making critical contributions that help to keep our country alive. They’re crucial for job creation, responsible for two out of every three net new jobs in the country and pay for more than 44 percent of the U.S. private payroll. But in recent years, small businesses have taken a tremendous hit. While small companies are drivers of the U.S. economy, contributing a significa...

Top Predictions For 2014 From The VCs That Backed Netflix And LinkedIn

Venture capital firms are going to raise more money in 2014 than they have since 2007; Bitcoin is a commodity, not a currency and the Blackberry marketplace will decompose faster than anyone says: here are 5 predictions for 2014 from Silicon Valley VC firms Foundation Capital and Bain Capital Ventures.

VC firms will raise more money in 2014 than they have since 2007

Venture capital firms have failed to rai...

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