For an investor, there’s no greater thrill than getting behind a promising new business early on and helping to make it a success. Today, there are roughly 300,000 Americans who, as angel investors for startups, attempt to do just that. The amount of active angel investors in the United States continues to grow. The Small Business Administration (SBA) estimates that there are more than 300,000 individual angel investors and growing fast in the United States in 2019, which provides funding for about 30,000 companies per year.
Entering the world of Angel Investing can be challenging and exciting at the same time. We have found that there are five identified different ways to invest. Each with different levels of risk-reward. Each investor will have to choose their preferred way to invest based on their personal needs, wants, or desires. It fundamentally a factor of:
Level of Risk
Level of involvement