The Q1 2013 Halo Report report has been released by The Angel Resource Institute (ARI)Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and CB Insights.  The report, available for download here, is a a national survey of angel group investment activity.

Highlights of the Q113 report include the following:

  • Round sizes trended up to a median of $680K per deal, a 5 quarter high;
  • Pre-money valuations remained at $2.5 million; and
  • Internet, healthcare and mobile deals attracted the most angel interest (72% of Q1 deals, obtaining 64% of the angel dollars).

Interestingly, in Q1 2013, for the first time startups in the Southwest US received slightly more investment dollars than those in California.  Relative to Q1 2012, Great Plains and New York area companies saw the largest increase in angel group funded deals.  The survey also found, not surprisingly, that most angels invest in their home states.

Download the full report here