Beauhurst is the bible for early stage investment data. They presented a review of the market at the recent UKBAA Global Investment Summit.
Beauhurst reported that a staggering £10.7bn had been invested through angel investing in the entrepreneurs shaping the future of the UK economy in the period between 2011-2017. This represents a total of 16,000 deals. The total investment market reached over £40bn.
Half of this amount was invested at the earliest and therefore riskiest “seed” stage. This is a testament to the vision of investors backing businesses right from the beginning.
The top sectors were identfied as mobile apps, software-as-a-service, food and drink, digital technologies and life sciences. Newable Private Investing specialises in four of these sectors.
London Business Angels (now Newable Private Investing) was named as the most active network in terms of the number of deals completed between 2011 and 2017. This places us above a number of well known networks such as 24Haymarket, Archangels and Cambridge Angels.
2017 saw record levels of investment in the asset class. As might be expected of the market leader, Newable Private Investing also enjoyed a record 2017, facilitating 35 deals and over £20m of investment.
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