Comments on: Start-ups better off with angels than VCs Now raising intellectual capital Sun, 08 Nov 2015 08:31:30 +0000 hourly 1 By: Bruce macCormack Wed, 29 Jul 2009 18:17:04 +0000 It should be noted that considerable work has already been done in this area by Dr. Basil Peters, who was the first to identify this phenomenon. See:

By: laurence Briggs Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:37:34 +0000 Syndication is making the difference for angel investors.
Angels are still investing in good deals and good deals are still finding angel investors.
The answer to getting a deal done is syndication.
Angel groups that participate in other angel group deal flow and invest side by side have a much better chance of getting in on the best deals.
Due diligence is spread over more people, rounds have a much higher chance of being closed, momentum is gained. Smart capital is going to the best deals.
Everyone wins!