Florida a Top 5 State for Angel Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

5, August 2013

According to Startup.co, a platform connecting investors with startup companies, Florida is a top 5 state for attracting Angel instestments that accumulate to $20 billion annually. Because Angel investments are high-risk, their operation in a region is a good indicators of a thriving entrepreneurial sector. Angel investors provide financial support, connections, and motivation to young companies and serve as a stepping stone before the startups move on to larger venture capital firms.

According to a study conducted by MIT and Harvard researchers, Angel-funded startups were significantly more likely to survive at least four years and raise additional financing.

Below is Startup.co's infographic about the angel investing landscape and trends.