This report covers seed stage financing for high growth companies in OECD and non-OECD countries with a primary focus on angel investment. The paper provides an overview of angel financing, including a description of how it has evolved in OECD and non-OECD countries and policy interventions taken within some countries.
Table of contents:
Executive summary Chapter 1. Overview of financing for seed and early-stage companies -Project overview -Background on financing for seed and early-stage companies Chapter 2. Angel investment: Definitions, data and processes -Definitions of angel investment -Angel investment process -Data on angel financing Chapter 3. Trends and developments in the angel market around the world -Some of the key success factors for angel investing -Challenges for the angel investment market -Recent trends and developments -Evolution by region/country Chapter 4. The role of policy in facilitating angel investment -Overview of public intervention in seed/early-stage financing -Targeted angel financing policies -Supply-side measures -Demand-side measures -Conclusions and further work Annex A. List of interviewees Annex B. List of national angel associations/federations of networks