Angel Investors and Their Investments

Ramon P. DeGennaro

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurial Finance

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780195391244
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Angel Investors and Their Investments

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This article focuses on a class of angel investors that lies between venture capitalists and the typical informal individual angel investor. It discusses why people become angel investors. It then covers angel investors in groups and discusses group traits and their advantages. The section after that discusses angel investments and the investment process. The article discusses characteristics of a good deal, the financial parameters of an investment, and the angel's exit from the investment. A review of the literature on expected returns on angel investments and the problems with measuring them follows. The final section summarizes.

Keywords: angel investors; venture capitalists; investment process; good deal; financial parameters; expected returns

Article.  15205 words. 

Subjects: Economics ; Industry Studies ; Financial Institutions and Services

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