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					                    Trends in Angel Investment
According to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire:

   •   2006 – invested 25.6 billion (51,000 deals)
   •   2006 – approximately 240,000 individual investors
   •   2005 – invested $23.1 billion (49,500 deals)
          – Increase of 2.7% in $’s over 2004
          – Increase of 3.1% in deals over 2004
   •   2004 – invested $22.5 billion (48,000 deals)
   •   2003 – invested $18.1 billion
   •   227,000 active angels
          – 20% Healthcare/medical devices and equipment
          – 18% Software
   •   55% in seed/start-up
   •   43% in post-seed/start-up (10% increase over 2004)

Sector Healthcare   Software   Biotech Retail   Financial/Bus Prod   Industrial/Energy
Deals    21%          18%       18%     8%            6%                      6%

				
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