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Most angel investors dream of home-run exits, funneling seed capital into young start-ups with hopes they’ll turn into Google, YouTube or even But the Band of Angels, an angel group flush with its third fund, believes there’s mighty value in later-stage companies and smaller acquisition prices.

“Sure, everyone is talking about the sale of,” said Ian Sobieski, a founder and managing director of Band of Angels, referring to Mint Software Inc.’s recent $170 million sale to Intuit Inc. “But if my buddy can sell his company for $12 million, $15 million without too much dilution, that’s pretty good.”


Angel Group Looks For Wins By Setting Its Sights A Little Later