Stock Plans/Equity

Stats on Angel Financings

Some interesting statistics from the Halo Report for the rolling 12 month period ended June 30, 2012:

•  Median size of Angel round was $550K.
•  Average pre-money valuation for pre-Series A deals by angel groups was $2.7M.
•  “Internet” companies received 34% of angel group fundings.

Here is an infographic of some of the findings in the Halo Report:

The Halo report was put together by Silicon Valley Bank, CB Insights and the Angel Resource Institute.  You can get a full copy of the report here.

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When Should I Form a Legal Entity?

As startup lawyers, we often receive inquiries from passionate entrepreneurs and founders seeking guidance on when they should consider taking their side projects to the next step by forming a legal entity. Forming a company is a “crossing the Rubicon” moment for any startup. It’s an essential step…