Silicon Valley Bank, the Angel Resource Institute, and CB Insights just released their Q4 2014 “Halo Report.” The report generally confirms that angel investment is increasing, with the median round size ($980K) up 31% from Q4 2013 levels ($750K). Other notable findings include:
— Internet, healthcare, mobile, and telecom deals constituted almost 72% of all deals closed;
— Internet deals enjoyed the largest increase in round size, increasing to $1.85M from $1.03M in Q4 2013;
— The median pre-money valuation of early-stage angel deals increased slightly to $2.7M;
— Most angels continue invest close to home, with 75% of all deals closing in their home state;
— The Great Lakes region has the highest total angel dollars invested (24.6%); and
— California leads all states and regions in terms of total angel deals (17.7%).
You can find the full report here.