- June 9, 2022
- Posted by: EBAN Team
- Category: Industry Reports, KNOWLEDGE CENTER, Resources, Resources Members Area, Resources-Featured
The Angel Market in 2021: Metrics Indicate Strong Market
The angel investor market in 2021 exhibited an increase in active investors, the number of investments, and the total dollars invested by angels, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Total angel investments in 2021 were $29.1 billion, an increase of 15.2% over 2020. A total of 69,060 entrepreneurial ventures received angel funding in 2021, an increase of 7.1% over 2020 investments. The number of active investors in 2021 also increased to 363,460 as compared to 334,680 in 2020, an increase of 8.6%. The deal size for 2021 increased by 7.6% from 2020, reflecting the higher valuations. For the second consecutive year the seed and start-up stage market were the predominant investment stage for angels.
About CVR: The Center for Venture Research is a multidisciplinary research unit of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. The Center’s principal area of expertise is in the study of early stage equity financing for high growth ventures.