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Angel Group Displeased with New SEC Rules

Not everyone is pleased by securities regulators’ approval of a rule change that will allow private companies and investment firms in fundraising mode to advertise and speak publicly about their plans. The Angel Capital Association warns that the new rules will eliminate the ability of angel investors to self-certify their status as accredited investors.

IPad App Developer Haiku Deck Snags $3M

Haiku Deck, which makes an iPad app to make it simple to create and share presentations,announced it has raised $3 million in a Series A round. Trilogy Partnership led the round, which included participation from Madrona Venture Group, Founders Co-op and individual investors, including Sarah Leary (co-founder of Nextdoor). Haiku Deck had previously raised less than $1 million in seed funding.

Super Angel Boris Wertz Raises $15M Fund

This morning, Vancouver-based Boris Wertz announced on his blog the launch of Version One Ventures and that he’s raised $15 million for the microVC fund. The fund–which last week took part in the Series A funding of Top Hat Monocle–will invest $250,000 to $500,000 in seed and Series A deals for consumer Internet, ecommerce, SaaS […]

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Angel Investing Tsunami Continues To Build

The current wave of angel investing shows few signs of peaking. “There is more seed money now than I have seen in my life,” said Matt Miller, Walden Venture Capital managing director, at Thursday afternoon’s Plug and Play Expo. And there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. “I don’t think this is suddenly […]

Angel Investing Rose 4.7% In The First Half Of Year

Angel investments rose 4.7% during the first half of the year to $8.9 billion as angels shifted their attention back to seed and startup deals. A total of 26,300 companies and entrepreneurial initiatives received money, which was up 4.4% from the same period in 2010, according to a study by the Center for Venture Research […]

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