Angels invested $23.1 bln in 49,500 companies in 2005

Don Dodge of Microsoft Emerging Business team quotes The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire saying that US angel investment amounted to $23.1 bln and 49,500 companies in 2005. That exceeded the VC investment of $21.7 bln into 2,939 companies quotes by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.