Funding for growth: The Business Angels Market
A 2016 study of the characteristics, investment patterns, behaviours and attitudes of Business Angels on the island of Ireland; the outcomes of Business Angel investing (particularly evidence on ‘exits’); and the role of tax incentives and other supports in supporting Business Angel investing based on the views of 100 angels.
EBAN Statistics Compendium 2019
The Statistics Compendium is Europe’s most extensive annual research on the activity ofbusiness angels and business angel networks. It provides information on the overall earlystage market and on how business angel networks operate, as well as insight into theirinvestment attitudes.
Return to Angel Investors in groups
A report from Robert Wiltbank published in 2007 in partnership with the Angel Capital Association in the US. The findings of the study are based on the largest data set of accredited angel investors collected at that time, with information on exits from 539 angels.
NESTA Report 2009 – Siding with the Angels
This research greatly improves our understanding of angels’ investment approach and experience, what returns are being made and what factors affect successful investment. It provides invaluable information to enable us both to formulate policy proposals to government to support further development and stimulation of the market.
A Review of the Equity Investment Landscape In Ireland
A Review of the Equity Investment Landscape In Ireland with a view to introducing actionable steps (enterprise supports, tax, etc.) to support equity investment in productive firms. A report published in 2012 by Forfás, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Finance and Enterprise Ireland
Evaluation of EU Business Angel Markets & Policies
The study considers both members and non-members of Business Angel networks (BANs). The terms of reference placed emphasis on including the “non-measured” market because relatively little is known about this market segment and yet it is a very significant as a source of risk capital funding.
Taking the Pulse of the Angel Market in 2013 - Deloitte
This report issued by Deloitte in partnership with the UKBAA surveyed 62 angels and analysed over 250 angel deals to explore what the market looks like in the UK. Views were taken from individual angels, angels in networks, syndicates, new angels in their first year of investing and the new breed of ‘super angels’.
Informal investors and the venture capital market
This paper uses data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor to outline the extent and nature of informal venture capital activity in Ireland. Results suggest that Family, Friends and Colleagues provided at least €195m to new businesses in 2011, and Business Angels invested €80m.
Financing High-Growth Firms: OECD Report 2011
The OECD launched a project to study seed and early-stage financing for high growth companies in OECD and non-OECD countries, with a primary focus on angel investment. The project included interviews with over 100 practitioners, experts and policymakers in 32 countries.