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At Willamette Robert & Wade Brooks run an angel investing fund managed by second-year MBA students. He is on the board of the Angel Resource Institute, & is a partner with Montlake Capital & with Revenue Capital Management . He’s co-authored two books and many academic articles.

Angel Investors Do Make Money, Data Shows 2.5x Returns Overall

I began studying angel investing returns about 10 years ago as a result of a problem I couldn’t resolve: The investing world seemed certain that angel investors were rubes. Conventional wisdom dictated that they made reckless investments in very early-stage ventures mostly doomed to fail. And whenever they might come close to succeeding, savvy “professional” investors would just swoop in,

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