LocationsSeventy-four percent of deals were completed in the angel groups' home state in Q3, remaining consistent over year.
GeographyApproximately one-third of all angel group deals consistently occur in California and New England, and the share of dollars invested in these regions increased over the prior quarter and year over year to 44% in Q3. The Great Lakes region saw the biggest gain in share of deals, and the biggest drop in share of dollars in the quarter with 14% of all deals and 5.3% of the dollars.
SectorsTogether, Internet, healthcare and mobile companies comprised an even higher percentage of angel group deals (76%) and received 81% of angel group dollars, an increase from Q2 and the prior year. Mobile companies saw the largest increase over other sectors in share of deals and dollars in Q3.
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