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Midwest angel investment in life sciences on the rise

Last year, I wrote about the emergence of some new angel groups in Illinois as well as the emergence of a number of new VCs and funds focused on early stage funding. I have been struck by the continued increase in this trend.

There is good reason for this as most of the Midwests biotech companies are early stage in comparison to their eas......

Full article >>> l funds managing about $175 billion.

These funds invest between $30 and $35 billion annually in entrepreneurial activity and bankroll less than 3,000 companies per year. Many of the financings are for companies already in their portfolios.

A typical VC round of funding is for a later-stage deal where they are investing between $10 and $15 million, according to Sohl. This creates ......

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3) Operational Angels: This group brings industry experience and expertise to the table but from large and established companies. These people may lack firsthand experience in the problems of a start-up.

4) Financial Angels: This final group invests purely for the financial return.

In biotech, I would add that there is a fifth group, which ......

Full article >>> owing 14 percent to 20 percent per year versus pension fund growth of only 8 percent per year. The key issue with angel investors is that they must be in a position to lose the entire investment or lose access to it for an extended period of time.

New companies created 20 million new jobs between 1979 and 1993 (or 67 percent of total job creation) with an additional 12 million jobs create......

Full article >>> may check out this trend throughout the Midwest. By the way, in its first event for the year, the Illinois Biotech Industry Organization (IBIO) will explore some of these angel groups and their activities in the life sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago on February 25.

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On another note, I saw an article buried in last weeks Chicago Tribune. It mentione......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 01/17/05


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