Thursday, July 18, 2013
Houston Angel Network Among Most Active, Says Report
The Houston Angel Network is among the most active angel investment groups in the country, according to a report today from the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank, and CB Insights. According to the report, the Houston Angel Network was among the angel groups that invested the most per deal in the last 12 months. Other groups included the Golden Angels Investors, Golden Seeds, JumpStart New Jersey Angel Network, Nashville Capital Network, Oregon Angel Fund and Tech Coast Angels. The most active angel groups, based on total deals, were Alliance of Angels, Desert Angels, Golden Seeds, New York Angels, Sand Hill Angels and St. Louis Arch Angels. The report said that round sizes nationwide were $680,000 per deal, with pre-money valuations of $2.5 million.
The Houston Angel Network said that, since 2001, it has invested more than $37M in 98 deals. The group invested $6.7M in 13 companies during 2012, according to the group's website.