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Angels are almost everywhere in the financing and business landscape in the country, and globally. They either invest as individuals or as a group in almost all types of businesses, be it a startup or a growth-stage company.

They are instrumental in creating jobs as every business they invest in would need professionals and workers. Angel investments helped finance 274,800 new jobs in 2012. In 2013, 41 percent of technology sector executives mentioned angels as their source of funds. Likewise, the jobs created in 2013 due to to angel funds rose to 290,020 new jobs, or 4.1 jobs per angel investment. Businesses where Angels have invested include Yahoo, Facebook, Google, Amazon and Starbucks.