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AngelList is a US website for raising equity or debt investments for startups. Only accredited investors can invest. It does not handle any investment funds.

It was founded by Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi. It provides templates for creating term sheets that reportedly reduce the legal fees and a recruiting portal. The company is looking at crowdfunding with unaccredited investors now that the US JOBS Act has been passed.

In 2013, AngelList entered into a partnership with CrunchBase, an online tech company database

As of March 22 2011, approximately 275 startups and 417 investors have raised money and invested via AngelList.

Five Things the General Public Should Know About Crowdfunding

I collaborate with people on a daily basis and, without question, the best grievance they charge would be that they can’t bring up enough money to invest in their start up company. Obviously, money is naturally a scarce resource and always will certainly be, but what they truly mean when they say capital is the fact that they don’t have access or relationship towards the leading teams of dealers, financially independent people (e.g., angel investors) and venture capitalists. Continue reading